Wanted to show these pics because I didn't want to give the impression that Tokyo was all spick n span. Most Japanese tend to have an image of the London as "Big Ben", "Shiny Red London Bus", "Buckingham Palace", "Notting Hill and tell me how London looks like such a beautiful place. London is a lovely place but it also has places like Hackney - full of dog poo in the roads, houses with smashed windows filled with squatters, never ending roadworks and people throwing stones, eggs and chicken into crowds - been on the receiving end of the eggs and chicken and seen the stone throwing.
And why are there always shreds of newspaper lying around the floor in train carriages?
It was like that when I left but wasn't that bad when I visited last time though.