[sumo] Circuit and slack

Doreen Simmons jz8d-smmn at asahi-net.or.jp
Mon Apr 13 09:20:50 EDT 2009

Hi Mark,

May I ask who the lady was? I assumed you would be meeting our program 
coordinator, but she doesn't know your name.


On 2009/03/30, at 9:02, mbtatton at aol.com wrote:

> Don't think there is much of a circuit out there Doreen - so not much 
> slack to take up really.
> I know the places I have been lucky enough to be invited to speak in 
> in the past couple of years - universities, private institutions and a 
> couple of govt bodies have said it was a first for them.
> At one point I did recommend yourself for a feature article on 
> foreigners involved in sumo in the Yomiuri when they approached abut 3 
> / 4 years ago, as I couldn't do it, but they wanted a person with real 
> hands-on experience on the dohyo even as an amateur so it eventually 
> went to John Gunning. Think you can see that feature on the Sumo Forum 
> somewhere.
> Coincidentally I will be speaking to a lady who knows you from the 
> Asiatic Society this afternoon. Recall hearing / reading you spoke 
> there about 10 years ago? Fingers crossed.

Doreen Simmons
  jz8d-smmn at asahi-net.or.jp

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