LETTERS FROM A FLOATING WORLD

Sayonara

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis On April 2012, I sent Greecejapan my first “Letter” from the, still, floating world called “Japan”; my idea,...

First, the rock

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis Fukushima Prefecture's Iwaki isn't exactly what anyone would call “main tourist attraction”; if it wasn't the birthplace of...

Coexistence

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis In the world of high technology, and particularly in its part related to design, it's a truism that...

The children of Edo

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis I noticed them from the first time I set foot on their areas –Nihonbashi, Kanda, Ginza, Asakusa and...

Opening the mirror

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis A letter about osechi needs to be followed by one about kagami-mochi (鏡餅) perhaps the ultimate symbol of...

Festive

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis Its standardization in both appearance and content makes the theory about its origins going back to the Kyoto...

Stigmata

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis Recently, Japanese media (and consequently, their international counterparts and the Internet) are once again at the subject of...

Black and white

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis The minimalism of its aesthetics –smooth white and black lens-shaped pieces on a simple matrix of horizontal and...

Warmth

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis Every year, when autumn starts (which, and in defiance to all logic, the Japanese believe that happens in...

On the street

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis The –usually self-procalimed- experts say that if you want to see them in their full glory you need...

Blunt edge technologies

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis “These photos are why I'm trapped in Tokyo forever” is the title of an essay that was published...

And the two shall become one flesh

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis Every time I play the (unofficial) tour guide to friends and acquaintances visiting Japan, I make it a...

Empty tables

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis It's one of those small details that are rarely mentioned in tourist guides and that people only notice...

Citius, Altius, Fortius

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis The first time I came to Japan, in the summer of 2009, all public spots were filled with...

The night of the masks – three years later

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis Almost exactly three years ago, I had made from this very pages a prediction: I wrote “ as...

Something old, something new

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis Υesterday, I read a blog post by a Briton living in Japan for the last ten years; in...

Healthy eating

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis Living in the area that could arguably be called Tokyo's top tourist destination, this is something I see...

Pulse

Text and photo by Grigoris A. Miliaresis After a quarrel with her brother, the god of sea and thunder Susanoo no Mikoto (建速須佐之男命), Amaterasu Omikami...
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