The Winding Tower of Shime Coal Mine

Otherwise known as the 'Anti-Zombie Fortress' on the internet, this distinctive haikyo location can be found in Fukuoka. The... Read more »
| Haikyo / Ruins |

Olympus Photo Festa 2012 Nagoya

Olympus is currently firing up consumer interest with its latest product, the OM-D E-M5. I wrote a brief preview when it was... Read more »
| Photography |

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Preview

The new Olympus OM-Digital EM-5 has just been officially announced. It hasn't been long since I did a field test for the E-P3,... Read more »
| Photography |

New Year’s Resolutions 2012

Although rather late, I've been quietly contemplating what I should aim for in the Year of the Dragon. I always set vague... Read more »
| Journal |

f11 Magazine: Urban Exploration Interview

The online photography magazine f11 contacted me recently requesting an interview about my haikyo travels and urban explorations.... Read more »
| Haikyo / Ruins |

Top 60 Japanese Buzzwords of 2011

Publisher Jiyu Kokuminsha is right on time with its annual release of the top 60 Japanese buzzwords. The words are listed in no... Read more »
| Japan, Marketing & Branding |

Nikkei Trendy’s Top Trends of 2011 and ...

Nikkei Trendy is a popular trends magazine I've been roughly following since arriving here in Japan. I first discovered it while... Read more »
| Japan, Marketing & Branding |

At the Eleventh Hour…

So today is the 11th November, 2011. And this post goes live at 11:11am, at precisely 11 seconds, I guess. A curious date, if... Read more »
| Journal |
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