Tokyo — We’d like to welcome you to Hi: A community of writers, journalists, journalers, illustrators, photographers, travelers, poets, and musicians exploring the world, and sharing those explorations through images and text. Hi has been in private beta for the last eight months, but today we’re opening to all. We’d love for you to join: Sign up What is Hi? Hi is a writing platform with each piece be...
Higashiyama ward — “Most Japanese girls giggle,” begins Capote’s 1957 profile on Marlon Brando for The New Yorker. I first came across this piece a few years ago during my Capote phase in which I was hunting down and d...
Tokyo — There’s a monk in that tree, I swear. Can you see him? It’s a bit tough. But trust me, he’s there. Bald, in robes. No harness. No helmet. Just a monk in a tree with a sword, cutting branches in my...
Narita — What right do I claim? None. No family, no blood ties, no citizenship. Friends, yes, but nothing legal. A visa, up for renewal yet again. Nothing binding. Nothing strict. And so you come. You, too, w...
My opening was full of VIPS
Writing the last moment
A temple with a view
The impermanence of mint-choco ice
The second hill
If not now, then when?
So i was figuring out a way to convince myself that there is nothing left on the internet.
Last mitaka godson dinner
The best tree
From here I can see the invisible city.
A first Starbuck's
Coffee, jazz, and blackouts
The vox people
Somewhere up this building
Banks from past decades
Pachikō, Forgotten Sibling of Japan's Most Famous Dog
Walking home in the rainy season, she stands backlit by our local Daiei store. "You're hot," she sings in English, "I said you're hot."
Coal mine navigator
Life in Tourtour.
I want a big, heaping, steamy, satisfying scoop of poop to throw at all my haters:p
What walking through a pitch black tunnel taught me about humanity.
Best in Tokyo
I'm doing better and will be fine
A favorite danchi
A favorite danchi
Walks and their trees
Walks and trees
Pizza and trains and Mt. Ontake
His arms and legs are frail.
She has also become sensitized to the way people pronounced her name.
Hello tiny shrine
SEA Ibaraki Japan
Back on the Kumano
Point of declaration, summer 2010
The Tokyo model, 1:1000
Top of lady body mountain
Shikoku big skies
The wishing tree
I am a beautiful dog.
So... I have recently joined Hi and I quite like it. I have seen the active writers- the most prominent one is probably Disgust the emotion :)
That waning gibbous