Monthly Archives: May 2013

From the drawing board to the stage: Princess Mononoke

After weeks of pent-up excitement, I had the pleasure of watching Whole Hog Theater, a London theater troupe, perform their stage adaptation of Hayao Miyazaki’s Shinto-inspired fantasy epic this afternoon: Princess Mononoke. True to the film, the play had a distinctively … Continue reading

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Day one in Kyoto: sniffing out the fox god at Fushimi-Inari

Assuming the worst for the tail end of Japan’s busiest vacation period, Golden Week, some friends and I booked a house in downtown Kyoto where we would be staying for four days.   We acquired the house from an Osaka blues … Continue reading

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Maifest!

May!  Joyous, beauteous May!  The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and ALL of my pupils are most anxious to forsake their classrooms and schoolwork.  They have another 7 weeks until their summer vacation starts, but May is peppered … Continue reading

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