Macintyre has done a tremendous job researching what happened and retelling it like a thriller, with romance, war, social history and a mystery all thrown in for good measure. Wonderful stuff. Continue reading A Foreign Field by Ben Macintyre: is all fair in love and war?
“A wise man will climb Mt Fuji once; a fool will climb Mt Fuji twice.” (Japanese proverb) Continue reading Climbing Mt. Fuji: my most memorable journeys #8
a slice of life from Sapporo in 2000 Continue reading Traveling Back In Time: Sapporo 2000
Heading on back to Jerusalem, when I was 18. Continue reading Traveling Back In Time: Jerusalem 1993
I had the world at my feet. Continue reading Traveling Back In Time: Japan, 1994
Strangers stuffed into seats that are too small. Sweaty socks, sticky food trays, and the smells of all those people in such a small space. Continue reading 24 hours in the wrong country: my most memorable journeys #7
Eating suggestive chocolates in Japan Continue reading Life is like a box of chocolates…