Category Archives for "North Asia"

Oct 01

The Importance of A Woman’s Hair, China

North Asia

In many a culture, the lusciousness of a woman’s locks says something about her status. Kate Middleton’s hairdresser arrived a good five hours before Kate ventured outside holding the third king in waiting of England. And the symbolic photo of US pop princess Britney Spears’ meltdown involved her hair, or lack of it. After hairdressing […]

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Aug 20

A Nagasaki Survivor Speaks

Japan , North Asia

Nagasaki survivors: One of the most moving moments of my time in Japan, if not my life altogether, was speaking with a survivor of the Nagasaki atom bomb drop that took place in 1945. Shimohira Sakue was a child at a time.  Meeting a Nagasaki Nuclear Bomb Survivor I met Shimohira Sakue in the foyer of […]

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