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Day 125- Nagasaki Peace Park- Part 3

You may have already spotted this colourful character’s cameo in part two. Wandering around the park, he would occasionally stop, eyes closed, to make meditative gestures to the air- an eccentric. He set up a shot to capture himself and his friend with the park’s statue (see part one and two). I thought it might […]

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Day 123- Nagasaki Peace Park- Part 1

On 9th August 1945 Nagasaki was the second city in Japan devastated by an atomic bomb. Sometimes it seems forgotten in Hiroshima’s wake but was equally effected. Indeed, the fact a second bomb was dropped is a telling condemnation of the first. Like Hiroshima, Nagasaki built a peace park at the blasts epicentre- a memorial […]