Letters from Japan – Summer 2022

Good morning,

After the heartbreaking, shocking and unsettling events of Friday, Tokyo weather also decided to turn gray. As a resident of Japan and a friend, my heart goes out to all Japanese people. Yesterday was election day in Japan and I am sure everyone voted with a heavy heart.

I used the bad weather and the understandably grim mood as an excuse to take a break from all worldly obligations and spend an entire Saturday afternoon/evening and Sunday morning to re-read the Norwegian Wood by Japanese author Haruki Murakami after ten years.

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