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On leaving Japan- a bittersweet sayonara

This is by far going to be the most difficult post I have written yet. This space over the years has offered me a place to record my discoveries, to share something of what what I  have found beautiful, inspiring … Continue reading

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Yanaka and ‘the Tokyo unknown to Japanese’ 

Yanaka is a neighborhood in Tokyo’s ‘shita-machi‘ (old Edo; the eastern area of Tokyo), known as one of the few areas to have been preserved from both the massive fires following the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 and the fire-bombings … Continue reading

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2013 Shizuoka Tea Tour- June 15th-16th

Stephane and I are excited  to announce that we have finalized the details for our upcoming overnight tea picking tour in Shizuoka. Building on our experiences from last year’s tour,  we have crafted an even better a one-of-a-kind hands-on tour … Continue reading

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My life as a “global nomad”- Nihonbi in Tokyo Shimbun

On Monday, December 5th, a photo and brief article about my life and activities appeared on the back page of the Tokyo Shimbun. It was written by Kawasaki Kozo san, who was introduced to me by Stephane of Ocharaka. He … Continue reading

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