Teenagers of Mito

A girl runs up behind two friends and throws her arms around them giggling quietly. Smiles break out as those surprised turn to recognise her face. Conversation breaks out as it always does with teenagers. Two boys walk along.  They are clearly childhood buddies from the way the taller one has his arm draped over…

More musings from Mito

Before I came to Japan an old Australian man scolded me for being unAustralian in visiting this horrible country. Why so horrible you might ask? Well for what happened in WWII. See, as we all know,  the Japanese were on the other side of the battle. And, as I have seen at museums in Thailand…