That post-onsen glow: Tokyo, Sept 2017

I've been amusing myself by looking through my holiday photos again. There's nothing nicer than spending a snowy February Sunday morning looking at sunsets, beaches and blue skies. Regular readers will know I can’t get enough of steam rooms, saunas and hot tubs. And Japan has the most excellent collection of these in the form… Continue reading That post-onsen glow: Tokyo, Sept 2017

A peculiar Christmas Eve

While it goes without saying that 2020 has been the weirdest and most challenging year I've lived through (to date!), there's something about Christmas which is peculiar in its own way. The traditions and ways of spending our time during this holiday will vary from household to household, while some things are shared across a… Continue reading A peculiar Christmas Eve