1. The Lush Bush

    As people with just the haziest knowledge of Japan are generally aware, there is in that country no small affectio…

  2. In the Pink 

    The English do rather like their roses, and the Du…

  3. Flowers of Tea

    Like their warrior counterparts in other count…

  4. The Ah-ness of It All

    The exact timing does vary considerably depend…

  5. Plum Lines

    Even people whose knowledge of Japan leans tow…

  6. On a Roll

  7. Splitting Hares

  8. A Fossil among Trees

  9. Catty Remarks

  10. Sympathy for the Devils