1. Flowers of Tea

    Like their warrior counterparts in other countries, the samurai of old were keen to present a steely, harder-than-th…

  2. The Thatcher Era

    Among Japan’s rich and varied clutch of World …

  3. Plum Lines

    Even people whose knowledge of Japan leans tow…

  4. Japan’s Long and Winding Road

    With mountainous terrain covering 85 percent o…

  5. The Rake’s Progress

    When it comes to luck, quite a few people beli…

  6. A Fossil among Trees

  7. Deer oh Deer

  8. Stock Character

  9. Cutting Remarks

  10. Hot Stuff