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Snowshoe Trekking in Gifu

I recently took part in a Snowshow Trek organised by Satoyama Experience. Read all about it here.

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The Only Gaijin in the Village 11

Happy New Year from The Only Gaijin in the Village. Chapter 11 is up now, as is my latest piece on Japanese Literature.

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The Only Gaijin in the Village 10

End of the year and I’m pretty burnt out. I started a new job in April which has been great but juggling that alongside all the writing has been tricky. Still, I have two weeks off and nothing to do

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Available in All Good Charity Shops

Some of you may know, and others may have heard, that the publisher of my fiction, Freight Books, has gone into liquidation. I’m not going to go into the whys and hows here. There are plenty of articles online that

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The Only Gaijin in the Village: Happy When it Rains

Hi there, a few updates for you: The Only Gaijin in the Village Chapter 9: Happy When it Rains is live now on Gaijinpot, as it the next in my series on Great Japanese Writers: Hiromi Kawakami. My latest for Japan  Times

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Ishiguro, Dylan and Other Stories

I’ve been pretty bad at updating this page recently. Partly it’s just time constraints, partly being between projects and not having anything concrete to report. However, before the list becomes too unwieldy, here’s a few articles and reviews that have

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The Only Gaijin in the Village 7

Hi all. Back at work and have a couple of things bubbling under, but no news I can share yet. In the meantime here’s the latest chapter of The Only Gaijin in the Village. 

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