Paul Donnelley - Writer and Sub-Editor of The Sunday Times and the Daily Mail Online
Renae Lucas-Hall is an Australian-born British novelist and writer. Renae has always loved learning about different cultures. She spent six years studying French and Italian and she has spent over twenty years studying the Japanese language and the Japanese culture.
After completing a BA in Japanese Studies at Monash University in Australia, Renae worked as an English teacher in Japan and Australia for over ten years. She has continued to work with the Japanese for many years as an interpreter, a tour guide, and a business consultant.
Over the past twenty years, Renae has enjoyed visiting Japan seven times for work or as a tourist. Several years ago, Renae also completed an Advanced Diploma of Business Marketing at RMIT University in Australia and at the University of Gloucestershire in the UK. These days, she continues to love reading and writing about Japan.
- New Short Story: Three Wishes for a Genie in Japan
A lonely middle-aged man gets a surprise visit from a beautiful genie in Tokyo. This magical encounter changes their future in ways they could never have imagined! It’s a story about selfless acts of kindness, love and hope, and an appreciation of the Japanese culture. “You know what Hana, women are the cause of all…
My Delicious Teriyaki Marinade Recipe
Teriyaki is a cooking technique used in Japanese cuisine. The word teri refers to the glossy lustre the sugar creates and yaki means it’s grilled or broiled. The Japanese began using this teriyaki method of cooking in the Edo period (between 1603 and 1868). It became popular in America when the Japanese settled in Hawaii…