August 15, 2018
by PH

Project Japan 17

Arriving in Osaka from Sapporo yesterday afternoon was like arriving on another planet: baking hot and humid, absolutely heaving, a far higher number of foreigners (not just Westerners but Chinese and Korean), and far more tourist-oriented: there were over 11 … Continue reading

June 9, 2013
by PH

Quote of the Month

The background to the organized sound of Gregorian chant, in a mediaeval monastic community, was not random noise. Silence—the silence of nature itself, in which the random noises of culture were swallowed up—was one of the facts of mediaeval life, … Continue reading