Category: Everyday Life

Octopus Traps on Ogijima

    If you’ve wondered how to catch octopus, it’s pretty simple actually. See, they love to hide in narrow holes in the rocks underwater. So fishermen, lay those traps on the sea floor, they wait for a little while, and then after you pull...

Takamatsu Sunport at Night

  You may have already seen this picture if you follow my Instagram account (and if you don’t may I advise that you do 😉 ), but I’m posting it again here, because it’s worth it. You may know that it’s currently phosphorescent plancton season....

Farewell to Matsunawa

  Last week-end I moved, and left Matsunawa, the neighborhood that I called home for the past five and a half years. Worry not, I didn’t leave Takamatsu and I don’t see that happening in the foreseeable future. I just changed neighborhoods and left my...

Okonomiyaki, Hiroshima Style

  As you may know, people in Western Japan are irreconcilable. They’re on the verge of civil war. The lines have been drawn. Sides are chosen. Yes, I’m talking about Okonomiyaki! Which side are you on? Osaka style or Hiroshima style? Those things are taken...