A Japanese School sports day, undōkai (運動会) in Japanese, is a sight to behold. In England you get a host of traditional events – running, jumping and throwing. Stuff you get in the Olympics. You might get a few events thrown in for fun, maybe a three legged race or the chance for the students […]
As this blog comes to and end, this is another in a series of lasts. This time, my last visit to a small little island about a 70 minutes boat ride off the coast. Its actually pretty far, a good part of the way to Korea. Check it out on the map – I always […]
Another monkey, daydreaming, in Jigokudani Monkey Park, Nagano prefecture.