Born in Stockholm (Sweden), now live in Sapporo (Japan). Hold a Ph.D. in computer science and work with computers during the days, perform magic in a bar during the nights (and weekends, for kids). Also used to teach historical fencing back in Sweden.
I passed by the used kimono shop where I bought the kimono that I ended up using when I dressed up as a ghost for O-Bon. I went inside and said thank you and showed the woman working there a photo of the result. She seemed to think it was funny.