Tomorrow Will Glow – Single by Machaco to benefit the Tōhoku Disaster Relief Effort

Machaco is a Japanese reggae singer I blogged about many years ago. I went on to meet her in person and she even welcomed me into her home and accompanied me to Nara and Kyoto during my trip to Japan last year. Machaco is an excellent singer not because she is my friend but because she really … Continue reading Tomorrow Will Glow – Single by Machaco to benefit the Tōhoku Disaster Relief Effort

Tōhoku Disaster helps to explain why I love Japan

On March 11th 2011 North-east Japan was rocked by a powerful earthquake that triggered a destructive tsunami that devastated the coast and killed thousands of Japanese. Following up closely on that double whammy was the news (which unfolded right before the eyes of the world) that one of the nuclear power plants in the affected area … Continue reading Tōhoku Disaster helps to explain why I love Japan