Tag: Japan


Dear Dazai, I actually had this whole other post written about something a lot more popular than anime and then realised, as soon as I’d written it out that I was feeling a bit lukewarm about it. That it wasn’t as good as I’d initially … Continue reading Anime


Japanese formal gardens can take most of a lifetime to create and then many lives thereafter to maintain. Nothing has been done without the greatest amount of thought and respect for the environment in which the garden exists. The landscape around the garden is considered … Continue reading Elemental


Dear Dazai, There’s a soft rumble that accompanies my waking moments. It’s gentle and reassuring, and long before I reach consciousness, it’s a welcome interruption to my sleep. So I lazily return from my dreamtime wanderings, hand reaching out to stroke the soft, silky fur … Continue reading Purr