1,788 words by 2 writers in Wellington & Minoo

Stories filed under Osaka

japan, osaka, Craftsmanship

Beyond Jiro of "Jiro Dreams of Sushi": Japanese Craftsmanship at its finest; furniture edition.

by Mona Nomura

Minoo — My heart is still fluttering. Goose bumps have yet to cease. I am flying high, so high, off the scent of wood. All kinds of wood. I can vividly hear the sanding, the hum of the chain saw. I want to bo...

homeless, japan, osaka

On the way to work I was reminded of Osaka-jo and the blue tarpaulins of the homeless.

by Aidan Rasmussen

Wellington — I lived in Daikokucho, a short walk from Nanba and the entertainment district of Shinsaibashi, one subway stop north of gangland Osaka, den of supposed iniquity, home to Eastern European ‘hostesses’, ...

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