Updated Book and Journal list.
Hi everyone. Please note that this was originally written back in 2016 I think, I am in the middle of
Two of my favourite Japanese travel books were written by Alan Booth. The Roads to Sata (1986) and Looking for
Browsing my photos over the weekend I realised one of the photos I posted last week has a connection with
I have a lot of old photos on my hard drive so I thought I would share some with you.
Found this comprehensive list of journals for Asia and Japan. I have used some of these but I will be
Tokyo – A trove of ancient documents unearthed at the Vatican could shed light on the brutal crackdown on Christianity
The Tale of Genji SPECIAL TO THE JAPAN TIMES This is a must read for those of you interested in
Just a short post. I found this photo of Osaka Castle from the 50s when it was being rebuilt after
While in Japan in September 2013 I visited Asakusa, Sensoji. While walking down the Nakamise I found a shop specialising
Origins of Japanese tattoos.
Something a little different to what I usually put up here. I have been working on this project for over
Some of the claims to sovereignty over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands don’t hold up well under scrutiny, argues Tadashi Ikeda. A
Story about Yukio Mishima. On the 25th Nov 1970 Mishima committed seppuku while standing on a balcony in a
It is sometimes difficult to tell if the resource you find is actually an original (primary) source or not. I
I have finally done some updating of my book and Journal listings. If you are interested in learning more about
A few notes from a poster presentation I did about the Tokugawa family and the Edo Period. History of the
I have visited several museums which have some great Jomon artefacts, most recently in Hokkaido. Last year I went to
I visited Senso-ji earlier this month and it is by far the busiest temple I have been to. On a