Category: Japan

Tenki : 天気 : weather

We’re smack-bang in the middle of the rainy season, or tsuyu, here, which is probably the most intolerable of all the Japanese seasons, because it’s not only hot but also incredibly...

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It’s all hot air

You might think that this is an ordinary drying rack… …but you’d be wrong. It is in fact a Super High Tech incubator into which you put freshly washed cups. After...

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Mail order mushi

The post offices in Japan aren’t just for buying stamps and posting letters, but also stock a huge range of leaflets advertising mail order shopping services. Not just your average tupperware...

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Magazines

Just to say that the awesome Kat has offered to send me Wired, and the awesome Felicia has offered to send me Ebony – yay! Thanks very much to both of...

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