The Raglan Road of Tokyo

On Gaien Higashi Dori

Life from the Raglan Road of Tokyo

Thursday, October 30

Cometh the Hour, Cometh Hamann

More pleasing than Emily getting 2 last night against Blackburn and almost getting a hat-trick (!), more satisfying than Lucas Neill getting sent off again and conceding a peno, more illuminating than the star of King Harry continuing to shine over Merseyside, and more reassuring even than having Danny Murphy goals on tap again, was one little detail I spotted on the team-sheets at the end of the match report. On the bench, recovering from injury as scheduled, was a certain Didi Hamann. Here come the good times...

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Gaien Higashi Dori means Outer Gardens (of the Meiji Shrine) Ave. East. It is one of the beautiful big leafy avenues that winds through the center of Tokyo.

Raglan Road is a poem and song about love and loss by one of the finest Irish poets of the twentieth century, Patrick Kavanagh.