Mika/Notes

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This is where I keep notes on things that I will probably need to read again.

Miscellaneous

  • Banach-Tarski paradox.
  • minipimer
  • Temblor Range
  • Khalil Gibran
  • Making of 3 'Idiots'
  • 野菜寿し ポタジエ Yasai Sushi
  • MOCORO モコロ vacuum
  • 丸ゆべし
  • Fly Geyser

Gardening

  • I can use agar to grow Kaiware seeds etc.

Bicycle

  • Brakes
  • Items that may be useful for touring trips
    • Portable Water Heater - SunRocket Solar Thermos and Kettle - Boil Water With Only Sunlight

Hiking

  • Potential summer hike ideas
Mt. St. Helens

Concert

  • Chopin Piano Concerto #1
  • Ravel Piano Concerto in G major
  • Gruppen (Stockhausen) (2012 May NY Philharmonic?)
  • Symphony No. 3 (Górecki)

Piano

  • Balakirev / Glinka "The Lark"
  • Liszt "Gnomenreigen"
  • Chopin 3rd Sonata
  • Beethoven Sonata 31
  • ラヴェル/鏡より「道化師の朝の歌」

Movies

I liked these movies:

  • Trouble the water
  • Cube
  • MST3K Pumaman
  • Tokyo!
  • Annabel Chong
  • I love me

I want to watch these movies:

  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  • Faust by Alexander Sokurov
  • ビルマVJ 消された革命
  • Sleeping Beauty (2011)
  • Amour
  • Pee Wee's big adventure
  • White Dog, The Naked Kiss, Shock Corridor by Samuel Fuller
  • スープ

Books

  • 1Q84
  • AIDS and Accusation (Paul Farmer)
  • 農協との30年戦争 岡本重明
  • Saturday is for Furnerals (Max Essex)
  • クォンタム・ファミリーズ
  • Penguin and Leviathan (Yochai Benkler)
  • The Price of Civilization (Jeffrey Sachs)
  • Godel, Escher, Bach
  • 百年の孤独
  • Ramesh S. Arunachalam, 2011: The Journey of Indian Micro-Finance: Lessons for the Future.
  • 石の花 (坂口尚)
  • Reassembling the Social
  • reread: biology as ideology
  • reread: the structure of scientific revolution
  • 最貧困女子
  • On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen (Hardcover)

Articles

  • Happy Land
  • Ashtrays
  • Wasteland

Places

  • Xkeken
  • Shark Bay
  • スコトラ島
  • Kayangan Lake
  • Perchten festival in the western Austrian village of Heitwerwang
  • 坊主バー in Yotsuya: http://vowz-bar.com/

Diving

  • Jewfish
  • Basking shark
  • Mola mola
  • Turtles

Wines

  • majo norante "ramitello" rosso biferno molise at Nook. Can't remember the year.
  • Denavolo Dinavolo Vino da Tavola 2007 at The Remedy.

Traveling tips

  • How to send things from UK:
You can get a small, medium, or large box at post office (haven't tried royal mail but they're similar?). You can send a small parcel = less than 2kg internationally for a reasonable price. From UK to Japan is about 25 quid for 2kg.