Yes, it does, doesn't it. For the time being most of this is just a collection of snaps.
Holiday snaps from summer 1999 - How an intrepid family roamed Tohoku, surviving subtropical heat, mosquitos (Keiko), and a thunderstorm.
The 'annual' family letter
If you know me, you're welcome to read these duplicated letters. If you don't, I can't imagine you'd find them interesting.
New Year 2001 With record-breaking lateness, I wrote this year's duplicated family letter on 2nd January 2001.
New Year 2000 Written on Christmas Day, 1999
New Year 1999 Written in mid-December, 1998.
New Year 1996 Written mid-December, 1995, the year we went to Hokkaido.
Vaguely family-related pages
Snaps through the ages
|Aki, in the garden 1994|
|Keiko, Himachal Pradesh, 1981|
|Ian, Arenig Fawr 1987|
|Aki playing soccer with John and Tomo, December 1999|
|Aki and Tomo - "Important things", January 2000|
|2002-02-22: At last! Ian set off today for Auckland University, where he says he is going to study physics. My grateful thanks to all those people - literally around the world - who offered help and advice, whether on a large scale or small, to make this possible.|