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Zen Buddhism, caffeine and chocolate

One of the most memorable weekends from the time I lived in Japan was that which I spent at Zen Buddhist temple.  After a long convoluted bus journey from Fukuyama, the city in which I was living, I arrived at the temple to join a number of other young westerners in search of spiritual enlightenment or at least novelty.  477 more words


FORMER WEST conference

FORMER WEST organized on May 13-14,  public editorial meeting called There is a Crack in the Museum of History. Is That How the Future Gets in? 340 more words

Hiroshima-ken 2015 Pt V: Fukuyama - The Wolverine Filming Locations

The sixth film in the X-Men franchise paid little respect for distance and time as the movie zig-zagged its way across Tokyo and then south to… 451 more words

Japan Filming Locations

Ideas and Ideals

A Choice Of Inevitable Futures.  How the Left changed the idea of ‘The Normal’.  And the ideas in Burnham’s Managerial Revolution and Aldous Huxley’s… 184 more words


Hiroshima-ken 2015 Pt IV: Fukuyama - Kamichu! Locations

Whilst doing my research on Fukuyama I came across the 2005 Japanese animation ‘Kamichu!’ which, though mainly based on real-life locations in Onomichi, also briefly featured an episode in Fukuyama. 430 more words

Japan Travel

A Collection of Photos from Hanami Season

Instead of talking about the hanami’s I went to, I decided to share some photos :) Enjoy.

Fukuyama Hanami: At Fukuyama Castle 

Toyomatsu Hanami: At Paper Plane Tower

Until next time,