Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A Walk through History




My latest travel piece for the Singapore Straits Times, on walking Nara's Yagyu Kaido. 

http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/travel/a-walk-through-history


On the turntable:  Deep Forest, "Pacifique"

Monday, May 15, 2017

Nakasendo Waypoints #100




Far from the madding crowd,
Between steadfast peaks and resolute water,
Into the future I go.


On the turntable:  Dizzy Gillespie, "The Cool World"

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Imbibing Bibliophile #13




The Last Shogun,  by Ryotaro Shiba
Punk IPA, Brew Dog Brewery

On the turntable: Del McCoury, "Celebrating 50 Years"

Monday, May 08, 2017

(untitled)




Golden Week.
And it was that last day
That shined the brightest.


On the turntable:  Doyle Lawson, "Bluegrass Gospel"
 

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Nakasendo Waypoints #99




High to low.
Defying natural wisdom
As summer dawns.


On the turntable:  Dead Kennedys, "A Skateboard Party"
 

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Nakasendo Waypoints #98




Maples uncurl
Their tiny fists
To catch the fluttering petals.


On the turntable:  Dead Can Dance, "Unreleased Tracks 1"