The Kimono Police

Two girls in very vibrant kimonos walking in front of traditional Japanese homes in Sannenzaka Ninenzaka area in Kyoto, in Japan

"The more I learn, the more I realise how much I don't know"Albert Einstein Last week I had coffee with a very lovely friend of mine. We used to work together and share many interests including mushrooms and moss. She is Japanese, and I am always amazed that after every conversation we have, I walk … Continue reading The Kimono Police

A little history on Japan’s subversive sub-culture….

A samurai ukiyo-e

Image attributed to One of the things that has always drawn my attention to Japan is the sub-culture. I have watched many documentaries over the years that I found so fascinating. Bondage and other forms of sexual deviation, the music scene and the amazing Japanese fashion scene. So, after visiting Japan, I was able … Continue reading A little history on Japan’s subversive sub-culture….