history

Matsusaka: the beginning

It occurred to me that I have spent a lot of time looking into the Iga and Nabari areas and I have seemingly ignored the rest of the Mie. So I decided to explore somewhere I have passed while changing… Read More ›

The long walk

My journey from Iga-Kambe station to Ueno shi station. The long winding journey that I cannot recommend enough Saturday the start of the weekend and the start of my free time. As discussed, November’s theme is exploration and trying something… Read More ›

UK attitude: an overview

Why is the UK so self-obsessed? In September, Jacob Rees-Mogg was photographed almost lying down in parliament and it became a symbol of the embodiment of British arrogance (or a nicer way to put it is: Inbegriff von der Überheblichkeit… Read More ›

Ninja 101

What’s in a name? Ninja have not always been known as ninjas- it has differed due to time and place. But first what makes up the name Ninja? Ninja or 忍者 is the on-yomi or Chinese reading of two kanji-… Read More ›