Walking the Meguro River in Tokyo

In January 2020, I walked most of the length of the Meguro River (目黒川) in Tokyo. I had already been along it virtually, using Google Earth and Street View, but I needed to do it for real. The reason for having investigated it was that I had included it within my latest novel Tokyo 20/20…

The Naka-Meguro Train Crash Memorial

As part of my research for the article on modifications are made to public transportation accidents, I have visited a number of memorials around Japan. Not all of these became a part of that study due to specific parameters of the study (detailed in the article). One of those not included is the memorial for…