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  • Books, Life

    Mani Mani City Guides

    With a few domestic trips coming up in Japan, I decided to check out the local guidebook offering and discovered this cute new series called Mani Mani. Published by JTB (Japan Tourist Bureau)…

  • Books, Life

    Recent Reads No. 2

    WE NEED NEW NAMES – NOVIOLET BULAWAYO This dazzling coming of age story follows Darling, from life as a ten-year old in a Zimbabwe shantytown called Paradise stealing guavas with her friends;…

  • Books, Life

    Recent Reads No. 1

    As a child I spent hours in the school library, pouring over the shelves. I went on to accumulate hundreds of books over the years, before finally realizing how impractical it all was. While living…