1. The Ah-ness of It All

    The exact timing does vary considerably depending on where in the country they happen to live, but the end of last m…

  2. Flowers of Tea

    Like their warrior counterparts in other count…

  3. Sympathy for the Devils

    After the glitter and bright goods of Christma…

  4. On a Roll

    A fly on the wall of many households across Japan …

  5. The Daruma Burns

    If the stories are anything to go by, Bodhidha…

  6. Plum Lines

  7. The Rake’s Progress

  8. A Fossil among Trees

  9. Hagi Hagiography

  10. Élan for Lotus