Originally Posted by JoeDuck
Sorry, just started reading this, but is your name from the James Clavell novel Shogun? I seem to recall a certain Brit stuck in colonial Japan dealing with his Catholic adversaries the Portuguese.
JoeDuck, yes! You are right the nickname is coming from Shogun novel. I think you are just the second fellow advrider to notice this :)
He was a Brit pilot serving on a Dutch ship. Hehe... books from the childhood :)