Lost in translation

18 02 2017

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The Japanese character for pork 豚 translates as “dolphin” in Chinese!





Tokyo boys by Ryan Chan

18 02 2017

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Winter!

12 02 2017

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おでん, Japanese winter comfort food, which we ate at a cute little Tokyo-style ramen bar we discovered in the “Rat Alley” under the Soho escalator. Perfect for cold nights.





Egle Zvirblyte

22 01 2017

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The colourful work of Lithuanian illustrator Egle Zvirblyte, partially inspired by Tokyo.16176617_10155351118090730_594334579_n 16128246_10155341410650730_220678097_n





Drifting Classroom

14 01 2017

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My boyfriend recently turned me on to “The Drifting Classroom” after it was referenced, tongue-in-cheek, in an tabloid news report on a school food poisoning case. The classic 1970s Japanese horror comic tells the story of a school mysteriously transported to another dimension, pitching students, teachers and caretakers into a Lord of the Flies-like battle for survival in the face of plague outbreaks and other horrors. It is pulpy, violent … and I’m loving it.

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Instafamous

14 01 2017

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I recently joined instagram, mostly to brighten up my life with a feed of #instagay celebrities, avant-garde fashion icons and other assorted interesting people while I sit on the bus.

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Like the flamboyantly funny Thai TV hostess Madam Mod.

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New York go-go boy Matthew Camp, currently hawking his own fragrance, called 8.5.

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Belo Horizonte muscle-hipster Joapane.

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The swoonsome immense_ray (言武) in Shanghai.

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Dandrogyny, who performs at Melbourne’s HonchoDisko night (how did I miss that?)

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And Japanese go-go king Kenta, now repping his boyfriend’s Korean clubwear brand, VEAKSeoul.





10 01 2017

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