Author Archives: Michael Gakuran

Golden Eggs Techno

Today though, more Golden Eggs! I found this great little video a while ago and was thoroughly tickled by the superb editing that has been done. Check out the coach in his very own techno exercise video below! Necessary!
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Oingo Boingo

Ever heard of Oingo Boingo? Those who knew me during secondary school probably will have, as I used to delight at quizzing them on the band few outside the U.S have heard of. Especially those music fanatics who knew all manner of niche bands and prided themselves on the plethora of musical titbits they had […]
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London Ghost Walks

On a recent trip to London, I decided to give one of the popular ‘London Walks‘ I’d heard about a try. Amongst a variety of interesting themes, London Walks offer a ‘Ghost Walk‘, where you as part of a small group are guided around a particular part of London and told dark and creepy stories […]
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Colour in the Deep Sea

Ever wondered why the sky and ocean are blue? But why is water near the coast usually green? And how about animals in the deep, black depths of the sea – what colour are they? Read below for a very basic introduction to bioluminescence, colour and light in the deep sea and find out the […]
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JLPT2 2007 Results

I finally got the results for the Japanese Language Proficiency test I took at the end of last year about a week ago. I’ve been busy with essays and making posts on Golden Eggs though, so I hadn’t written about it yet. But, I managed to pass!
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The World of Golden Eggs

The World of Golden Eggs da yo! Your life is impoverished if you haven’t seen Golden Eggs before! It’s a Japanese animation set in an American Town named ‘Turkey’s Hill’. Each episode is only 15 minutes long and there are animated adverts and parodies of different television shows included.
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Smash Brothers Brawl!

Dairantou Smash Brothers X! I finally got my hands on the Japanese Wii import about a week ago along with Mario Galaxy and the soundtrack I ordered from Club Nintendo. I have to confess, I haven’t even tried Mario Galaxy yet and I’ve spent time unlocking many of Brawl’s secrets ^_^;.
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Hot CROC and Rasputin

Hot Caramelised Red Onion Chutney (Hot CROC)! A Somerfield wonder! I mentioned this stuff a while ago during a particularly bad week I had (I didn’t get to eat it then as I dropped and smashed the jar!) But recently I managed to get my hands on it again and so the Welsh Rarebit with […]
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