Posted on May 19, 2011

The Greatest Buddha

A tourist-show, a legend told, A rusting bulk of bronze and gold, So much, and scarce so much, ye hold The meaning of Kamakura? (Extract from a poem by Rudyard Kipling, 1892) Carrying on from the last post about my Tokyo area trip, I’m sure you’ll remember that on April 19th I was walking to The … Continue reading


About two months ago nine boxes containing almost all of my worldly belongings were collected from my apartment in Hamamatsu. Today, finally, I have been reunited with my stuff! 😀 I used a shipping company called Shipmates and I feel happy to say that I would recommend them. Their service was fast and efficient, and … Continue reading