Monthly Archives: April 2012

Yonaguni’s Underwater City

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Boaster

I teach a chap who’s a bit of a boaster. This is unusual in Japan; people tend to be a bit more self-effacing. They will present you with some home-made food and say, ‘Of course it is inedible shite because … Continue reading

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Barbecue Time

It’s that time of year when my wife’s father’s family have their annual barbecue. Last year I wrote about the fine array of baseball caps they donned for the occasion. This year, sadly, there were far fewer examples of amusing headwear … Continue reading

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Good: Warszawa Records and Cafe, Shibuya

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Bus Stops

Japan is rightly well-regarded for its public transportation. Usually, it is the trains that garner the praise, but today I would like to pay homage to the humble bus. I was thinking about this the other day, as I strolled … Continue reading

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Good: Molice – Please Please Pris

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Good: Nikaidou Kazumi – Totsu Totsu I Love You

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