The perceptions we have, or at least that of mine and those around me, on Paris are quite romantic. We are all aware of the famous nicknames of Paris: The City of Love… Continue reading
So, apparently I’ve been terrifying relatives with my stories of political demonstrations and persecuted journalists, and now every time the Western media actually bothers to report about something happening in this here country… Continue reading
Natural disasters know no boundaries; all peoples in all geographic areas are subject to nature’s wrath in one form or another. Japan, however, seems particularly star-crossed. Pretty much any type of disaster you can come up with strikes this country with alarming frequency. I’ve experienced several firsthand during my time here.