Tagged: Douglas Brooks

Building a Boat for Ritsurin Garden

  If you visited Ritsurin Garden these past couple of years, you know that now there are a couple of boats on the south pond that allow you to discover the garden from a different perspective (full disclosure: I have yet to ride one of...

Bengal Island: The End

  Last night, we waved goodbye to Bengal Island and the summer session of the Setouchi Triennale. Here is a small report about this eventful and emotion rich evening. When I got there at around 4pm, pretty much everyone was getting ready to head to...

Traditional Japanese Boat Launching in Takamatsu

  On Saturday, the traditional Japanese boat that was built at Bengal Island was launched. For reasons beyond my control (I had to work that morning, when I usually don’t work on Saturday mornings these days… Grrrr…) I couldn’t attend. I’m not too happy about...

Bangladeshi Dinghy Launch in Takamatsu

  Almost two weeks ago (sorry for the delay, but you know how life has this nasty tendency to get in the way at times), an event both very official and quite confidential happened in the Takamatsu marina. I’m talking about the launch of the...

Bengal Island – July 28th 2013

  Wow, it’s the week-end already (yes, my week-ends start on Sundays) and I haven’t told you about my latest trip to Bengal Island yet! I got to hurry as the next trip may be in just a few hours… In case you forgot, Bengal...