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Life and work of Ru Raynor

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The Accidental Pilgrim

After a few more days spent in Tokyo, including a hilariously bad date that I’ll carve into a short story one day, I headed off to the Izu Peninsula. My first Workaway position was set up in Shimoda (the end […]

On Flying

One of the many fascinating things about air travel, leaving out the sheer physics wizardry that is mankind getting huge hunks of metal up into the sky in the first place, is that most of the time no matter how […]

A Bad Beginning

This is the story of a journey which became a farce. It is not as bad as some beginnings. I did not, for example, return home one day to find my house burnt to the ground and myself orphaned along […]

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