What happens when a few months before your 50th birthday, your lovely wife phones you at work and asks... 

"How do you feel about moving to Japan?"

"Where in Japan, and what's the surf like?"

From The Land the Long White Cloud,

to The Land of the Rising Sun.

An informal diary of our adventures, which begins pretty much from the time we committed to this journey many many miles out of my comfort zone.

Bring it on!