An interesting tidbit on genetics from a really great Russell Banks book “The Darling”, and a plug for “I Do Haiku You” a blog by Sean Miles Lotman.
A 500 year old soba restaurant, enough sake to floor a sumo wrestler, very non-zen zen gardens and being picked up by girls in bars – My Kyoto trip
Last weekend, after 3 years in Japan, I finally succumbed and visited Kyoto, the Japan of guidebooks and western imaginations. Well, if a dear friend and his girlfriend invite you to stay at a 500 year old soba restaurant that supplies soba to the emperor of Japan and another dear friend will also be staying…
Exhibition with Jim Marshall – kind of.