After Rome, go to Britain

The Festival dell’Oriente, an Asian festival held in Italy, which I wrote about in my last diary, took place in Rome at the end of April and I arrived in the UK at the end of the festival. This […]

Festivals in Italy

Looking back, the last time I wrote a diary was in February and now it is April. Looking back at what on earth I was doing, there were a few events in Italy in March, which were somewhat busy, and now […]

Fly to Istanbul

In Japan, There is a song called “Fly to Istanbul”. When I looked it up, I found that it was a hit song by Mayo Shono in 1978. It was 44 years ago. I don’t think many people know it, […]

2022 is the 20th years of no return to Japan

The year 2022 has begun. It’s funny how the end of December brings with it the start of a new year and a new feeling of renewal. I left Japan on the 24th of March 2002, so 2022 will be exactly 2 […]

Kingdom of Cambodia

At the border between Vietnam and Cambodia, there was no river, no mountains, nothing but a flat plain with a magnificent gate. I couldn’t help but think, “Isn’t this an easy way to […]