Sunday, May 26, 2024

Sunday Papers: Gary Shteyngart

 

"Our country does not provide the education and upbringing that allow its citizens an interior life."

 

 On the turntable: Snooks Eaglin, "New Orleans Street Singer"

 

Tuesday, April 02, 2024

Tracing the Shimanto

 

 

Thank you to Perceptive Travel Magazine for publishing the third article in my recent "Kochi trilogy."

https://www.perceptivetravel.com/issues/0424/japan.html

 

On the turntable:  "Letter to Brezhnev" (Sdtk)


Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Reminiscing Ryoma

 

 

"In a new article, free on KJ’s website (link in bio), Edward J. Taylor follows the historical figure Sakamoto Ryoma through the city of his birth."

https://www.kyotojournal.org/asian-encounters/reminiscing-ryoma/


On the turntable:  Stockholm Syndrome, "Holy Happy Hour"


Tuesday, March 05, 2024

Muroto, High and Low

 

 

"Writers in Kyoto member Edward J. Taylor is well-known for documenting his explorations on foot. Now up on the website is a recent account of wanderings through the unique and picturesque landscape of Cape Muroto, Shikoku Island."

https://www.writersinkyoto.com/2024/03/05/wik-members/muroto-high-and-low-edward-j-taylor/ 


On the turntable:  Screaming Trees, "Ocean of Confusion"


Sunday, January 21, 2024

Sunday Papers: H.G. Wells

 

 “Science is a match that man has just got alight.”


On the turntable: Sneaker Pimps, "Uncover the Fans Project"

Thursday, January 04, 2024

Driving through the Breadbasket

 

 

Finally journaling last summer's Italian road trip...

 http://viewsfromaprovincialperch.blogspot.com/2023/12/driving-through-breadbasket.html

 

On the turntable: The Beatles, "The Beatles 1967 - 1970"

 

Monday, January 01, 2024