Country Life September 18th 2008 There's been a flurry of activity here in Japan, apologies for those who like their updates small and irregular.
Because of the way scheduling here works, we rarely get the chance to have prolonged time with friends, as they have different days off (and their own lives). This has been said before (and will no doubt be repeated in the future) but it is one of the biggest drawbacks of our lives i ... read more
Asia » Japan » Okayama In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
Oddly accented, fractionally eccentric nomad. Appear to have accidentally discovered the cure for aging but have no idea what it is (sorry). Hopes that Karma exists. Let's all try to get along, shall we?... full info