Posts Tagged ‘hachijojima’

Being disabled in Japan

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Tweet This is the story for the Japan Times I blogged on a while back. Out today. “Access all areas: camping trip offers no-holds-barred insight into disability It is the early hours of the morning and I’m sat out in the open air. My eyes are closed and my hand is clutched tightly around a […]


Kusaya photos: Possibly the smelliest photo job ever

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Tweet I’ve just got back from several days on the island of Hachijojima (45 minutes by plane from Tokyo, pop. 8,500). I thought I’d do a story on kusaya, a kind of malordorous preserved fish that Hachijojima is famous – or rather notorious – for. What does it smell like? Suffice to say the name […]