Lord Rod is the Sweet Potato King of Yokohama Japan
This article from The Outline made us so happy – we particularly enjoyed the crochet car! Cheers to you and your RodoPot, Lord Rod!
When I finally got a chance to visit him back in March, I couldn’t find him at first. I checked my Twitter feed to find that he was running late. Then I heard the distinct roar of a Miata engine and looked up to find him driving by. Someone watching his Periscope stream would have witnessed me gawking, stupefied, and then suddenly concerned, as he continued driving by, disappearing around a corner.
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