Category Archives: Shinjuku

Golden Gai notes: Pumpkins, heho and sumio.

9:17pm Leave Shinjuku hotel for Golden Gai (a nest of drinking dens).  I promise myself I`ll be back in bed by 11pm.

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Artyfarty (Saturday Night 2/2)

After leaving the bar, Donzoko, I was ready to go home. I had work the following day, and did not have long before the last train home. Shinjuku is a hard place to leave though, and I soon found myself having a … Continue reading

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The Pits (Saturday Night 1/2)

It`s Saturday afternoon  and the cherry blossoms are in bloom in Inokashira Park, Tokyo. University students, sat on blue tarpaulin sheets, are having a picnic. The carrier bags full of beer, sake and snacks are gradually emptying. Some of the groups are chatting or playing cards, some play … Continue reading

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