Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Kamikochi Trail

I’ve just come back from a summer vacation at Kamikochi, in Nagano prefecture, at the foot of the Western Japan Alps. Spent most of Saturday hiking in the forest trails – through the swamps, around the lake. Right in the … Continue reading

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The New Asakusa Skyline

Yesterday – Aug 24th – I went on the Hokusai Walk, through downtown Tokyo, as research for the novel “Voice of the Mirror”, the sequel to “Voice of the Sword”. A full report will follow next week, but I’m off … Continue reading

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Ghost Stories for a Japanese Summer


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The Apocalypse will continue – after this word from our sponsor

Yes, indeed, I’d like to digress for a moment and mention what’s … happening over at the offices of Fugue magazine. Jamie Carter’s efforts have resulted in the unearthing of the album cover artwork for the only album ever recorded … Continue reading

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