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This blog tells the story of my time in Japan, what I did, what I saw, what I thought and what I learned. It is a way of sharing my experiences with friends and family, and anyone who might take an interest.
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  • Nu kommer vintern—Öland, southern Sweden, winter 2001 7 hours ago In the southernmost counties of Sweden, winter arrives later than in the rest of the country. But when it arrives, it definitely arrives. One day in mid-December, the snow starts to fall, nor does it cease to fall until it has covered the world in a thick white blanket that remains until spring....
  • Bron—the bridge 1 day ago Fourteen years ago, in the winter of 2001, I was living and working in the city of Malmö, near the southern tip of Sweden. The previous year, in June 2000, the Öresund link (bridge and tunnel) between Sweden and Denmark had been opened to the public. My apartment, in the suburb of Limhamn, was...
  • Ceci n'est pas une image 7 months ago If you look very closely at food packaging in Japan, you will often find the following disclaimer in tiny print: 写真はイメージです shashin wa imeeji desu—literally “the photograph is an image”. Another variant is 画像はイメージです ”the image is an image”.   I was...
  • Ieva—Bird cherry 7 months ago There is a row of 11 bird cherry trees lining a section of Lad Lane in Dublin. I walk past them on my way to and from work on the days when I travel by Luas (other days I cycle). They seem a little out of place. Lad Lane is an unprepossessing spot; a back […]
  • 駅弁 Eki-ben—lunchbox for eating on the train 8 months ago The Shinkansen has been moving people around Japan at high speed since the 1960s, and throughout that time the network has continued to extend, with new, ever faster and more futuristic-looking train designs appearing every few years. The latest development, which opened in March 2015, extends the... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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