Posted on September 17, 2011

Akari Lantern Project at the Thames Festival

Last weekend the Thames Festival took place in London. The Thames Festival celebrated the mixture of different cultures present in London, including Polish, Brazilian, Spanish, Korean and Japanese. The Japanese community was represented by the Akari Lantern Project, organised by the Japan Society of the UK and lots of volunteers. During the day, there was … Continue reading

A-Z of Japan: N is for…

N could be for a number of things, in my A-Z of Japan. Ninja (忍者) or natto (納豆)? Nikko (日光市) or NHK? Or even Noda (野田), the new Prime Minister of Japan. But I’ve decided to write about something else. Something important to me… N is for… Nagoya! Nagoya is the third-largest incorporated city and the fourth most populous urban … Continue reading