Eerie Monotones of the White Stone Mine

Continuing the haikyo White Stone Mine series (part 1, part 2), this time I'm presenting a starker look. I've been reluctant to... Read more »
| Haikyo / Ruins |

Interview with the Gakuranman

Philip from Nihongoup recently asked me for an interview as part of his growing collection of knowledge on learning Japanese.... Read more »
| Japan |

The White Stone Mine: Fragments of the Past

Previously I took you through one of my latest explores focussing on the beautiful colours of the once proud White Stone Mine.... Read more »
| Haikyo / Ruins |

Ruins of the White Stone Mine in Vivid Colour

Japan is littered with abandoned mines, factories and other industrial spots, but my haikyo travels to date had not led me to a... Read more »
| Haikyo / Ruins |

Sexy Japanese Zen Buddhism: Nude Forms

A rather curious piece of art by the group Gelitin is coming to Nagoya. The 'Klunk Garden' is a mashup of a Zen Buddhist Japanese... Read more »
| Japan |

How to Argue in Japanese

In a recent scuffle over the controversial whaling issue, I managed to seriously offend a couple of Japanese friends. Political... Read more »
| Japan |

Secret Japan Blog Matsuri

What’s your best kept secret about Japan? That was the question aimed at fellow J-bloggers for this month's Japansoc Blog... Read more »
| Japan |

10 Beautiful Cherry Blossom Pictures

Sakura Season is almost over and the final petals are falling gracefully to the floor. So before this ephemeral phenomenon has... Read more »
| Photography |
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