Monthly Archives: September 2010


Just discovered: a new Nihonshu tasting place in Yotsuya – it gets Minako’s seal of approval, as seen here.

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Viddy Well, My Droogies, Viddy Well

Coming back from a big drinking sesh celebrating our wedding anniversary, Minako and I spotted this on the wall at Takadanobaba train station. It’s the Tokyo theatrical adaption of Anthony Burgess’s classic work of dystopian literature – and also Kubrick’s … Continue reading

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New Artwork for JZ

Glastonbury Festival Flyer – and color artwork for “The Fool on the Hill”

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Japan Writers Conference

It’s time to start to blogging about the biggest event in Japan this year – the upcoming Japan Writers Conference, at which I (and dozens of other more highly esteemed speakers) will be giving a presentation. I’ll be posting details … Continue reading

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The Island Of Exiles

I’ve just got back from summer holiday on Sado Island, which I can tell you is a pretty interesting place. In the early Edo Period, Sado, which is part of Niigata in the north part of Japan in the Inland … Continue reading

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