Monthly Archives: July 2009

Renovated Cracker Boxes – Before/After

Recently, I’ve got myself hooked on a popular home renovation programme which is on every Sunday night at eight on Asahi TV. Called Before/After , it’s a Japanese variation on all those fix-it shows that have been on for years … Continue reading

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The Louvre Show in Osaka: “Scary…scary…”

Went to the Louvre exhibition at the Osaka National Museum of Art in Higobashi today. It explores the theme of childhood, motherhood and families in art. An interesting (and perplexing) mish-mash of stuff from the Louvre (much of it from … Continue reading

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