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The Tohoku Plan

The Tohoku Plan

Folks, I have a plan! Ever since returning to the UK last April, I’ve been listing up the places I want to visit next time I go to Japan. Following the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in March 2011, I feel drawn to the Tohoku region. At the time of the disaster I didn’t … Continue reading

March 11th – six months on

“Now all we can do is look forward. We only have one life, after all.” Takashige Kowata, Fukushima evacuee. I know a lot of people are thinking about America today, what with it being ten years since 9/11. But for me (and for many people), it’s a different anniversary. Today marks six months since the … Continue reading

Blog for Japan

So many organisations are being set up to collect donations of money and useful items (such as nappies, socks, toothbrushes, etc.) for Japan right now. It’s hard to know who to support, and impossible to support everyone. I feel like I want to help in some way. Some of my friends have got involved in … Continue reading

Earthquake/Tsunami update

As I wake up this morning in Japan it’s like yesterday was a bad dream. The sun is shining through my balcony window, the sound of traffic outside is normal. It’s peaceful. But as soon as I switch on the TV and log on to the Internet I am reminded of the terrible destruction and … Continue reading