1. The Rake’s Progress

    When it comes to luck, quite a few people believe you just cannot have too much of a good thing. And for the past co…

  2. A Fossil among Trees

    It is usually in the latter days of September …

  3. Hagi Hagiography

    Arrive in most parts of Japan at around the en…

  4. Élan for Lotus 

    In Homer’s great epic the Odyssey, the eponymous h…

  5. Star-Crossed Love

    Japan has its spectacular festivals, such as t…

  6. Precipitating Factors

  7. Deep Purple

  8. Flowers of Tea

  9. The Thatcher Era

  10. Plum Lines