So as the sun sets on 2013, here are some of my favourite photos of my adventures throughout the year…
A year of ups and downs and big decisions..
Tokyo Auto Salon
Holiday in Cebu, Philippines
Street art – Shibuya, Tokyo
Work – RAUH Welt Begriff, Chiba, Japan
RWB New Year Party – Roppongi, Japan with Jeab, Nakai-San and Shusaku-San
Snowboarding – Inawashiro resort, Fukushima, Japan
RWB New Year meet – Hard Rock Cafe, Roppongi, Tokyo
Asakusa at night
My first two Porsches that I cut up and built at RWB
Took part in the Tokyo St. Patrick’s day parade with our football team
My favourite time of year – Megurogawa, Tokyo
Watching the world go by – Harajuku, Tokyo
Tokyo station after the restoration
Spent my last day living in Japan driving around Chiba in an RWB 993 with some great friends
Ha’penny bridge, Dublin
Croke park, Dublin
Had a fantastic time in San Francisco, such a beautiful city! Was great catching up with old friends and even got to ride around the city in a Hakosuka!
50 years of the 911 – Mondello Park, Co.Kildare
Ireland v Faroe Islands – Aviva stadium, Dublin
IDC round 1 – Mondello Park, Co.Kildare
Went to Gatebil Rudskogen in July, what an experience! Got to hang out with my good friend Torby and got to see his awesome garage where he’s currently restoring his stunning Datsun 240Z!
Back to Japan in July to race at idlers 12hour endurance race for RWB
My third endurance race working with RWB and the best yet, LOVED driving the lovers rough/RWB Ireland 993, such an awesome car!
My good friend Danny at FC Autosource loaned me this beautiful AE86 while I had a couple days off after the race and which I subsequently got arrested in 🙂
Got to see the Coronas at the FM104 the gig at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin, what a band!
Headed to Barcelona for a few days back in August
My friend Jonathan and I raised almost €1500 for our skydive in aid of the Irish Haemophilia society back in November, absolutely amazing experience and all for a great cause!
Well that’s been pretty much it for 2013, I’m sure I missed some stuff but that’s all I can think of right now, been a great year…
– Gary Patrick Mannion