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Japan - Fukuyama Castle

Having completed our trip around Japan’s large southeastern island of Kyushu, we headed back by shinkansen onto the main island on Honshu. Having seen many cities along this main train line on our previous trip to Japan, we decided to stop by in Fukuyama to check it out. 132 more words



IN his web chat on The Guardian website, Slavoj Zizek noted that “we were all Fukuyamaists,” meaning that everyone, even the left, believed in a sense that we were at Fukuyama’s “end of history.” The meaning of this end of history was widely debated, but it argued that with liberal democracy, no further progress was required or possible. 535 more words

Imabari to Kyoto

I was sad to leave Imabari and the Tokunaga family; it’s always difficult to say goodbye to people who have been so kind.

Off I went though, once more I would be crossing the Shimanami Kaido, the series of bridges linking Shikoku and Honshu. 2,065 more words


Samurai Delicatessen

I discovered a small sandwich shop/bar in Fukuyama City.  Actually, my friend Cliff told me about it months ago, but I never bothered to visit until a few weeks ago.  61 more words

Party time

I went to a small party this weekend and was asked to take photos.  It was my first time taking pictures in a dimly lit area with people moving about and strobe lights everywhere.  83 more words

Baddies vs Goodies

2) Abbott’s desperate attempt to restore his political authority (did he ever have any?) can be seen as a symptom of a more general “crisis of official politics” 2,050 more words



Erle Frayne Argonza

To all fellow men and women out there who may have deep fondness for the liberal capitalist model of economic adaptation, I hope that you can make some adjustments in your cognitive banks. 1,032 more words