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Wednesday, January 30, 2008


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Alexander Lapointe

Interesting to see SL used for this. However, kinda misleading with the stats. For clarification, Kanda holds the distance record for a "hot air balloon." If the general "balloon" is used then Steve Fossett holds that record with a flight of 146hrs and 44mins.

Patchouli Woollahra

Things have gone pear-shaped, Hammy. :( Kanda-san has gone missing off the West Coast.


Here's hoping he makes it out alive.

Patchouli Woollahra

Still no radar contact. Things not looking good.



It's now been about three days since his last check-in by satellite phone.


Patchouli Woollahra

You'd think he'd have fired off an emergency beacon by now. Assuming the worse is not really in my base nature, but I'm doing it now.

This vigil? DO NOT WANT.

Patchouli Woollahra

More updates on the search for Michio Kanda available now at the temporary blog here:


I'm tiring of following this matter as closely as I have in recent days. No, not becoming callous, but trying to grow calluses, rather.

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