Nachikatsuura — These are my criteria, he said: First, we must be physically high. High up on some perch where the good energy flows. High enough so there is something to look down upon. High enough so that when you gaze forward out the window, you will be greeted with mostly sky, some land. No higher, no lower. Second, we need light. Lots of it. South facing is best, of course (for those of us in the northern ...
Berlin — “Who designed these buildings?” I asked. “When were they built? What year specifically?” “Were they meant to prove something?” “What happens here?” “They’re made with lots of glass because democrac...
Tokyo — I came to the realisation several years ago that I had more books in my collection than I would ever be able to read during my lifetime. Yet I continue to buy them — even ones in languages I can’t re...
Wellington — I’m in Wellington, New Zealand, a point on a map, but my soul — as William Gibson likes to say — is lagged. Somewhere over the Pacific. Lost. I was in Tokyo yesterday and San Francisco just a few days...
The lone light of a window, at the top-right corner of the building, diagonally across the street from my window..
Close but no cigar
Views to Alcatraz
Into the bay
Grey skies and a lot of optimism
This morning's view.
Hiyayakko on the way...
Dusk is my favorite time of the day to be in my room, so pleasant.
Good morning mountains
One man trains
Bridges of Nagano county
The shinkansen lean
Photographing the photographer
Looking for kombu
Ni Hao Beijing!
All morning, a village in fog
Views from a room
Wind rustles the leaves, still greeen. It comes roaring, tugging at branches, leaves, shoving people on bikes and in cars. I watch from inside - warm and sheltered, yet restless.
And suddenly London appeared through the clouds.
Lost in something
Friday night lights
52 minutes into The Necks' Open. Almost there...
Reading about ECM and Tim Hecker and... we're moving again
Out there. Out there, a luscious scoop of creamed strawberry ice waits for me--home in a golden cone of waffle.
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