Lulu has just returned to Hong Kong from Japan after three months away. Yuko and I thought it would be a good chance for her to feel comfortable learning Japanese with her relatives. They were great to her. Lulu was enrolled in a Japanese kindergarten every day and in her spare time she picked up some new hobbies and forms of expression....
Nobel? I’m elated. This scruff who I’ve been “reading” since I was a kid, has won the Nobel Prize for Literature. Sure, it’s not a radical choice, nor is it controversial. Awarding Dylan the prize was the safest option in this year of #Trump2016. Another American white male from the boomer generation rises to...
Fuji Rock is famous for two reasons: the first festival in 1997 was a disaster and got cancelled after the first night due to a vicious storm. Its other claim to fame is that it takes place nowhere near Mount Fuji. After the first year’s disaster, the organizers moved the location but kept the name. So here we are! High in the Japanese...
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