Posted on August 13, 2011

Technology at Hyper Japan

It’s disgraceful, I know, but I actually still haven’t finished writing up all my posts about Hyper Japan, which happened in London in July. Anyway, here’s a brief post about technology at Hyper Japan… I love technology, but I’m certainly no expert. I just think technology is cool. I like the idea of computer games, … Continue reading

A-Z of Japan: I is for…

“I” could be for many things, in my A-Z of Japan. I could go all traditional and write about ikebana (生け花 / flower arranging), or perhaps reminisce about the time I did ichigo-gari (strawberry picking) with my friends in Japan. But, after much deliberation, I’ve decided that “I” should be for a word that visitors to Japan … Continue reading

IRO IRO – Japan, in Colour

Entering the room, I am met with a blast of colour. To my right, there are psychedelic paintings of flowers and angular shapes. To my left, a small painted jizo statue with a bright red bib. In front of me, a large sign proclaims “Kyoto, Nara, Wonderful!“, above a huge mural containing every stereotypical image … Continue reading