Tokyo 東京

I rarely spend time in Tokyo, I rarely want to. I lived in Tokyo for two months during high school for a Judo exchange. It was the last year of the Showa period and I was lucky enough to see Japan enter the Heisei period.


During my short stay while walking through the palace grounds, open to the public over New Year’s I remember a Japanese lady telling me the Emperor normally waves at people so maybe he is sick, or dead….