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Archive for October 2008

Kate Beaton's Musashi

Kate Beaton's version of a famous Musashi incident — see the full cartoon Mushashi Miyamoto — Japan's legendary yet real swordsman  . . . if you don't know anything about him, the rest of this won't make much sense (but then, there's always the Wikipedia page. Oh all right then: maybe this one). So, anyway . . . Canadian web comic artist Kate Beaton […]

Back from Portland

The Portland Aikikai dojo is itself so aesthetically pleasing it's a wonder they let ugly visitors on the mat at all. The sign said "SHUT UP AND TRAIN" when I first turned up. A week later, it had been changed. Not by me. It's been quiet on the Fudebakublog because I've been busy — just back from Portland, […]