A Farewell to Japan

Surrounded by shining glass walls. Metal and flashing screens, colour and sound. Crowding in so close and so high you forget the size of the sky. Pasted up the sides are bright kanji – symbols pronouncing fun, food, fashion, all can be found on different floors. Inside the beautiful structures is a small lift, buttons browned […]

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Can You See Yourself in History?

When we visit places, we always look to the past. Seek out the origins to better understand the culture and the town that sits there now. Certain places wear their history more openly than others. With the clustering of temples on every corner, the profusion of old-fashioned wooden buildings and streets thronged with people wearing […]

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Disorientated

I’ve always enjoyed visiting places that unsettle me. Where the scents and sights are so different that simple actions become fascinating. In China, even after being there for months, there were still things, almost every day, that made me stop in my tracks. Men slopping tarmac onto the road with brooms, demolishing a house from […]

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