The Almost Nearly Perfect People
If you are struggling for Christmas gift ideas, I have a brilliant one.
Why not give an Amazon pre-order for Christmas? Imagine your child..
Der er et Lykkeligt Land
Unusually, a foreign publisher has been quicker off the mark to get one of my books into their shops in translation than my English publis..
The Telegraph – From Hirado to Tokyo
Here is a link to my piece in the Telegraph this weekend, following in the footsteps of the first English traders to arrive in Japan, 400 ..
Is Tokyo’s Skytree home to the greatest shopping mall and food hall in the world?
This is why I love Japan. Every time I go, they've come up with some new stuff that is, invariably, brilliant, or at least very, very diff..
Japan: Same as it ever was
I’ll post about what’s new (to me at least) on the Japanese food scene in a bit, but for now here’s a brief round up of the things which r..
I'll be honest, the Faroes had never featured on my bucket list. I'd usually thought of them – if I had thought of them at all – as kind..
Japanese Cover for Sushi and Beyond
If only all my book covers could be this beautiful…
Alsace Food Binge PT2
So, I began to reach the conclusion that there is something deeply awry with the Alsatians' colour sense. Not just in terms of the exterio..
Alsace Food Binge PT1
Yes, the Bugatti was nice, but I have to admit I was probably as relieved to hand the keys back as I was excited to get them in the first ..
Alsace by Bugatti – The Independent
I realise my story in the weekend's Independent magazine is only likely to provoke hatred, bitterness and envy in all who read it… but, ..