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Met up with a few fellow frenchmen yesterday… went to a small bar in shibuya for a few beers.
Nordine’s new shaved head look was quite reminiscent of a Palestinian militant on the run. Of course, the pose he took for the pictures did not help either…
Anyway, here are the pics (touched up a bit in Photoshop) and I’ve got his address in tokyo, just in case the Mossad is interested.

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taken with my lovely little digital camera (impossible to whip it out without prompting a strident kawaiiiiii-ne! from every single female in a 10 feet radius)…

Anyway, these are from some small dinner parties at the house last week and a recent outing to some izakaya in Kamata. Elena going back to Brazil, the discovery of a pretty damn good bottle of California red, and the fact we just felt like it, were respectively deemed sufficient reasons for these bouts of partying.

You can see the whole lot here.

 No, it’s not a joke.
a friend brought these back from Shizuoka…
They look like regular chocolate candies, except for the pastel green color, and they taste exactly like they are supposed to: chocolate and wasabi. Despite the interesting mixture of flavors, I would not exactly recommend this, except for practical jokes…
the kanas on the label read: “choko-wasabi”
maybe there’s a market for a dijon mustard-flavored chocolates…

Picture plume.JPG After a few hours of fiddling with the MT API and playing around in perl and php, I now have a semi-automated picture listing function in my Movable Type install. Which means it will take me considerably less time to add pictures taken with my camera.
When I have 2 seconds, I’ll polish the code and release it for anybody to use (the only advantage over the other plugins already available on MT’s website is that it does not require any exotic server configuration).