Posted on June 2, 2013

Japanese-inspired street art in Bristol

Japanese-inspired street art in Bristol

If you follow my other blog, Picturing England, you’ll know I’m a big fan of street art and often photograph the art I find here in the UK. Last weekend there was a street art festival called Upfest here in Bristol, and I was delighted to find a number of Japanese-inspired pieces of street art! … Continue reading

CD Review: POLYSICS – Weeeeeeeeee!!!

CD Review: POLYSICS – Weeeeeeeeee!!!

Japan’s notorious boiler suited techno-new-wave hooligans POLYSICS return with Weeeeeeeeee!!!, their latest high-energy album, scheduled to shatter the eardrums of the UK and Europe from 10th June courtesy of JPU Records. Following in the footsteps of their 15th anniversary release – which featured collaborations with a number of music legends, including the band’s personal hero, … Continue reading

A to Wa of Japan: Week 22

A to Wa of Japan: Week 22

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with と (to) and we looked at Tebasaki (手羽先). This week we are looking at things beginning with な (na). A big thank you to everyone who joined in with suggestions this week: David @ Shikoku suggested Naoshima (直島 / a small island in the … Continue reading