There was a slight earthquake yesterday (Saturday), just days after that story about an imminent earthquake – so was he right or wrong? It wasn’t a major one – in fact, had I not been on the 21F of an office building I may not have noticed – gave a bit of a jolt though, and it left the lights swinging in the canteen.

On a nicer note, I saw “Hero” last week starring Jet Li and Donnie Yen amongst others. Another great Chinese film with an intricate plot around 6 main characters. Beautifully shot, it once again stars the stunning Chinese desert, and features some great camera work. I was fortunate enough to be able to catch an English sub-titled version here in Tokyo (it had Japanese subtitles too, and the original Chinese vocal track!