Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Wherever you go in Tokyo you see people on bicycles. They're everywhere and you're even allowed to ride them on the pavement(which is illegal in England and can result in a twenty pound on the spot fine).

I've now got a bike and a very nice one it is too! Apparently the Japanese word for my bike is 'mamachari', which means 'a bicycle for mum'. On the front of it I have a huge basket and on the frame there is a sticker that says 'Flower Story'. So it's not really the most masculine form of transport, but it does get me everywhere more quickly. I just hope I don't manage to have any collisions with anyone or cause any fatalities.

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