- Apr 5, 2022
The “People” Pencil Cases of Bruce 2nd
Bruce Lee Torizawa's studio in Kyoto’s Arashiyama district is a cornucopia of patterns, colours, fabrics, images and symbols. But no...
- Sep 9, 2021
The Female Pilot
Back in 2010, I was sitting at the Charlotte, NC airport on a layover between my flights from Atlanta to San Francisco. The area at my...
- Aug 17, 2021
A Mongolian “Jigit" Driver Encounter
During the spring break of 2002, I went to Mongolia to lead training workshops for the Ulan Bator state university teachers and students...
- Jul 20, 2021
Xing - Chance Encounter
In early September 1996, I accompanied my wife to an international conference for which she had been asked to present a paper and join a...
- Jul 20, 2021
A taste of uisge-beatha
June 21, Culloden Moor Inn, Eastern Highlands, Scotland I walked into the empty pub and tried to adjust my eyes to the shadowy interior....
- Feb 17, 2019
After several months in Tokyo, my wife Linda had been invited to give a series of lectures on intercultural communication in Doshisha...
- Jun 2, 2018
Aitutaki. Aitutaki Lagoon. Aitutaki Lagoon Resort. Aitutaki Lagoon Resort Grotto. Aitutaki Lagoon Resort Island, part of the Cook...
- Sep 24, 2017
Men in passing: in three short acts
Act one: A street encounter with manpower My small apartment on the outskirts of Tokyo was Spartan in its furnishing. All there was, when...
- Jul 12, 2017
A taste of Zoroastrian wine
The young man from the reception desk came and sat next to me, quietly and with no apparent purpose. “Would you like to have something to...
- Apr 30, 2017
A Psychic Encounter
“I see a health problem around your abdomen, you have tried to treat it naturopathically, but it will not work. You will have to take a...