How the arrival of Catholic samurai in Rome in 1585 and 1615 should have a relationship to my development as a landscape painter has been like a detective story without a villain. My story spans... more
In Mie tourist information, you will not find much about cold weather. As spring arrives, you would also think you could forget gloves and frozen fingers while sketching, and so did I. That is until... more
When Aichi was chosen to hold the 2005 World Exposition in Monaco on June 12th 1997, the then governor for Aichi Prefecture, Reiji Suzuki, announced that “It will be the culmination of efforts we make... more
When I first moved to Nagoya from Canada I clearly remember thinking how exotic it was. There were palm trees in the parks. Little tiny trucks and cars buzzed around the streets. Businessmen and women... more
Kyoto based Swiss filmmaker Roger Walch (44) will present two of his films at Nagoya’s Cinema Skhole on July 23. His new narrative TENGU (63 min) stars legendary actor/singer Mikami Kan (Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence,... more
Living in what most people would consider the ‘boonies’, it can get to you after awhile, not having anything new or interesting to do.
After all, in Tokyo one could never get bored. Between the restaurants,... more