Hashima Island, also nicknamed Gunkanjima or ‘Battleship Island’, is one of the many uninhabited islands in Japan. It is an old coal mine facility and used to be inhabited by around 5000 workers and […]
During my blogging absence, I was kindly nominated for the Liebster Award by Vividhunter, blogger of Where Next Japan, which is a practical and beautifully photographed blog on Japan by an Australian […]
I just wanted to make a quick post to say that I’m back to writing in Japalian again! I have been working on posts every weekend but never get enough […]
On Monday 15 April, Mamoru Hosoda, the director of anime movies The Girl who Leapt Through Time and Summer Wars, made an appearance at a screening of his most recent movie Wolf Children in Newtown […]
Where were you when you found out Princess Di died? Where were you on 9/11? People ask these questions because they were moments when the world seemed to stop. Everyone […]
coming home and making Natto omelette! Who agrees with me? Itadakimasu.
I guess what ‘Lost in the Details’ means to me is that sometimes we are so focussed on the bigger picture that we forget to notice the smaller and often […]