Setouchi: the Seto Inland Sea, its islands and coastal areas.

Waiting for the Typhoon

So, typhoon number 20 is upon us – literally, the eye of the storm should reach Takamatsu in less than an hour now. The winds are strong, but it’s not raining that much strangely (it may all be falling on Kansai?) Here is a small...

Torii without a Shrine

  Near my house, there’s a small park on the coast with a lone torii.     I wonder why it’s there, alone, without a shrine. I mean, sometimes it can happen, places where there used to be a shrine, but it disappeared, not its...

Seppuku Pistols on Ogijima (June 2018)

  Almost a month ago, I got some very good news when I learned that as a “preview” of the Setouchi Triennale 2019 (a very early preview), the Seppuku Pistols were back in the area, especially on Ogijima and in Takamatsu (they also went to...