Author Archives: Trampoline Nerd

About Trampoline Nerd

I’m someone who feels at home in the night sky, on the road and inside imagination.

Cornwall

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Tenryûji in Kyoto – Part I

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Book Review: Poldark (2) – Demelza

After being introduced to this book series by Winston Graham through the recent TV adaptation and becoming captivated by the first book Ross Poldark I read the next one right away – Demelza. While the standard is still very high … Continue reading

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Eiheiji Temple

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Book Review: Poldark (1) – Ross Poldark by Winston Graham

What a charming and emotional read. Published in 1945, set in the 1780s in Cornwall, the Poldark saga follows the intertwined lives of Cornish upper and lower classes, mostly through the eyes of a remarkable and unique hero, Ross Poldark. … Continue reading

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Animals in Japan

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Book Review: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

What a charming little book! I have read Howl’s Moving Castle three times now over the course of 7 years and will be picking it up again and again in the future. The witty humour of Diana Wynne Jones, the … Continue reading

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Oxford

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Kinkakuji – The Golden Pavillion in Kyoto

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Game Review: Pokémon Moon

It’s been over 6 months that the new Pokémon generation Pokémon Sun / Moon has been released and meanwhile the follow-up Ultra Sun / Moon has been announced. I guess now is the time to reflect on generation 7, the … Continue reading

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