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Hugh Cann


Book Review – Audrey Hepburn’s Neck

May 28, 2020 By Hugh Cann

Audrey Hepburn’s Neck offers perspective and an out of the ordinary insight into modern Japan and its wartime past, a...[ Click to read more ]

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Hiroshima is Slowly Reopening!

By Hugh Cann

As you may have gathered, it is a bit of a snail’s pace creep back to trading hours for most...[ Click to read more ]

Making Hiroshima Style Okonomiyaki

By Hugh Cann

Okonomiyaki (o-konomi-yaki) is most easily described as a Japanese savory pancake made from a variety of ingredients that includes shredded...[ Click to read more ]

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Smartphone and Computer Repairs in Hiroshima

Apr 30, 2020 By Hugh Cann

As a foreign national while one can get by on an ordinary day-to-day basis with many things these days in...[ Click to read more ]

Cycling the Shimanami Kaido Near Hiroshima; Perfect Freedom for Outdoor Physical Distancing

Apr 22, 2020 By Hugh Cann

You’ve rearranged your album collection. Your bookshelf. Done all the paperwork you can stand. Swapped over your wardrobe from winter...[ Click to read more ]

FILM REVIEWS – Earthquake Bird and Tokyo Sonata

By Hugh Cann

These reviews are films that are either set in Japan and have strong Japanese cultural, social content and perhaps will...[ Click to read more ]

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Movie and TV Programs to Pass the Time

Mar 27, 2020 By Hugh Cann

As we are being sensibly advised to self-isolate wherever possible It seems the best information on what to do with...[ Click to read more ]

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Into the Great Outdoors in Hiroshima City

By Hugh Cann

  It’s all very well to have everyone self-isolate, and aside form short trips to the supermarket you really ought...[ Click to read more ]

Teppanyaki in Hiroshima– Not Just a Fantastic Meal, it’s a Show!

Mar 04, 2020 By Hugh Cann

Nothing like a bit of sizzling seafood or beef to set the mouth-watering! Teppanyaki is a style of Japanese cuisine...[ Click to read more ]

Kintaikyo Bridge and Iwakuni Castle: Hiroshima Day Trips

By Hugh Cann

If you are looking for a famous sightseeing opportunity near Hiroshima with beautiful scenery, then look no further than Iwakuni...[ Click to read more ]