Archive for the ‘Osaka’ Category

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19Aug17

All photos taken with an Asus ZenFone 3, using Instagram filters. Advertisements


I’m currently in the middle of Typhoon Noru, which has been steadily dropping large amounts of rain over Osaka all day long. It’s a slow-moving typhoon, one that a friend of mine described as “drunken,” so despite the downpour there aren’t any heavy winds to rattle the windows. In fact, in addition to producing some […]


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27Jul17

All photographs taken with an Asus ZenFone 3.


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24Jul17

All photographs taken with an Asus ZenFone 3.


Walking home with colleagues after dinner the other night, we passed this cute sign advertising some porcine parking, and I was reminded once again of how fantastic Japanese is for the making of inventive puns. “Boo boo” (ブーブー) is, of course, what pigs say in Japanese and, as my colleagues informed me, it’s also the […]


It’s the rainy season in Japan – the time for tsuyu (梅雨), or ‘plum rain.’ After having lived in Japan for over eleven years, I’ve finally gotten around to buying a proper pair of boots for the season so that I don’t have to spend day after day walking around in soaked shoes. I had […]


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16May17

All photos taken with an Asus ZenFone 3, using Instagram filters.