Who am I? At heart, I suppose, I am a crane.
Three large Asian nations — China, India and Indonesia — are polyphonic and geographically diverse. They all made different choices on their national language.
How Japan’s culture of overwork and lack of personal space makes life even more difficult for men than women.
Every country I have lived in has had a history of culture wars, but at the same time also a history of cultural cross-fertilization.
Japan’s long history of mask-wearing may be the global future.
Reflections on the futility of food nationalism.