Monthly Archives: April 2013

Appearing on NHK World’s ‘Tokyo Eye’

This past month I had a chance to collaborate with NHK World on one of their excellent English-language programs. ‘Tokyo Eye’ features the latest trends, events and hidden attractions in and around Tokyo. Having conducted my own tours of Kichijoji … Continue reading

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Nihonbi’s Ikebana classes starting this spring!

I’m very excited to finally be offering regular Ikebana classes starting this week! As the new green leaves and spring flowers are growing all around, what a better season to engage in this meditative and relaxing form of creative expression. … Continue reading

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On having an accident in Japan

Prologue: Unable to sleep, I wrote this out with pen and paper the evening after the accident. Typing it now two days later I’ve made some small edits. What is it that is so remarkable about the kindness of strangers? … Continue reading

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