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Paying for Pleasance

One of the many cultural curiosities about Japan that I was never able to understand while living there was the existence of hostess bars and clubs. Such places are found all over the world but tend to be hidden from … Continue reading

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Raging Harpies

Not softlier pillowed is my head That rests by thine, unloving bride, Than were those jagged stones my bed Through which the falls of Nuki stride. The Flower Feast, The TaleĀ of Genji, Part 1 Although I am intimately connected with … Continue reading

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