Just a quick note, Gentle Reader, to remind that the Tyler Foundation event "Mystery a la Carte" is on 26 September at the Hilton Hotel, Shinjuku. This will be a wonderful combination of food, wine and entertainment for a great cause. Only the bubonic plague will stop your Humble Correspondent being there!
"Le blog il nait, puis il vit, mais point ne meurt, en l'homme il survit"
The blog is born, lives, but never dies, for it lives on within the reader
Baron Phillipe (nearly)
"In faith, he is a worthy gentleman, exceedingly well read, and profited in strange concealments, valiant as a lion and as wondrous affable and as bountiful as mines of India" William Shakespeare, Henry IV Part 1, 1597
"A very valiant trencher-man" William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing; Act I, Scene I
Je veux que la mort frappe Au milieu d'un grand repas Qu'on m'enterre sous la nappe Entre quatre large plats, Et que sur ma tombe on metteC ette courte inscription: "Ci-git le premier poete Mort d'une indigestion"
I pray that death may strike me In the middle of a large meal I wish to be buried under the tablecloth Between four large dishes And I desire that this short inscription Should be engraved on my tombstone: "Here lies the first poet Ever to die of indigestion"
I am a long time resident of Tokyo. My interests are diverse - but mainly revolve around people and food. I run a small marketing company in Tokyo, while slowly branching out into consulting on growth strategies.
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