Category: Everyday Life

REAL time FOOD on Megijima

Today, I want to tell you about a fascinating project on Megijima that I will try to follow as closely as possible. It’s called REAL time FOOD and it’s the brainchild of Patrick Lydon, Suhee Kang, and Kaori Tsuji. To get an idea of what it...

Tuna Donburi

  Tuna Donburi…   I know, sooner or later we’ll have to stop eating tuna, pretty much like we had to stop eating unagi. But in the meantime, let me indulge a few more times…    

Gorilla in Takamatsu

  To my knowledge, there are three gorillas in public places in Takamatsu. Here is one:     Can you find where it’s located? (it’s not too difficult, there are hints on the picture) And in case you wonder, here another gorilla in Takamatsu. I’m not...

Luca Roma’s Spirit of Woods

  I often talk about art on this blog, but I don’t talk about local art enough (I mean art from people living in Takamatsu and Kagawa, and not necessarily related to Art Setouchi). Talking more about what’s happening locally is something I should be...

Busshozan Park

  I sometimes regret the lack of green spaces in Takamatsu. Obviously, there is Ritsurin Garden. Sure, there is Chuo-koen (“Central Park”, downtown’s patch of grass and trees, I’ve never been too much of a fan). Of course, there are the numerous playgrounds all over town...

Motoyama-ji and an encounter…

  Today, a few lines about Motoyama-ji, the Shikoku Pilgrimage’s 70th temple. But just a few lines, as you will see, my visit turned out a little differently than expected. Motoyama-ji is located in Mitoyo, right next to Kan’onji (both cities border each other) and...