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A flash of Summer

“And she learned that you couldn’t stockpile anything that mattered, really. Feelings, people, songs, seasons, sex, fireworks: they existed only in time, and when it was over, so were they.” …

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Kyoto: a vision

I’ve finally met Kyoto, and she’s as lovely as I’d imagined.…


36 hours in Osaka

“Some days are for falling in love with cities, some days for falling in love with people and some for your time in solitude.”…


Jikaku // 自覚

It’s been 5 months since I moved to Japan. I never got around to writing about my initial impressions of Nihon (think deer-on-MDMA in the headlights) but a constant flow of enquiries about daily life in Japan had me thinking I really should jot…