Author Archives: Renae Lucas-Hall

Timeless Beauty of Imperial Japan: Curated Works of Art by Laura Bordignon

Enter this month’s competition: scroll to the end of this blog post to find out how you could win a highly prized copy of Laura Bordignon’s publication Timeless Beauty of Imperial Japan. THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED. THE WINNER IS HIROMI @OnigiriAction1 ON TWITTER. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO TOOK THE TIME TO ENTER AND […]

Review of “The Widow, The Priest and The Octopus Hunter” by Amy Chavez

“On this island, I have sat in the eye of a typhoon, seen how octopus are hunted, learned to dance under the moonlight, and wandered like the poet Basho on an ancient pilgrimage trail. I’m still content to watch lavender-colored sunsets from Shiraishi Beach in bare feet rather than a posh restaurant atop a grand […]