Rotterdam; shape, colour and size – a ramble and some pics. 

48 hours in Rotterdam flew by as we tried to re-align ourselves with city life after two of the happiest weeks in the Dutch countryside. Rotterdam is a melting pot of experimental architecture, rich and poor, culture and class. It’s so different to Amsterdam and so different to any other European city I have ever… Read More Rotterdam; shape, colour and size – a ramble and some pics. 

Japan Now: Manchester, storytelling and literature as art form. 

The culture of Japan has long fascinated me, like many others. Though I’ve dabbled in Japanese literature, I can probably count the literature studied on two hands; strange for something I’ve found intriguing but not pursued. “Join us for an evening in conversation with Takashi Hiraide and Kyoko Yoshida, two authors whose work exemplifies the genre-bending… Read More Japan Now: Manchester, storytelling and literature as art form.