Nuclear Cows

Nuclear Cows Tales from the Ranch of Hope Fukushima   After the tsunami came the nuclear meltdown. Fukushima 1 spewed its contaminated guts across the pristine mountains, fertile plains and sleepy towns. The people evacuated; the livestock left to starve in their pens. The government called for a cull. Yoshizawa defied them. He promised his…

Clubbers

Za Clubberistas Japanese Salsa-Electro Tribes   Japan has a unique set of clubs and bars.  Instead of the chains, they are run by sole traders, bar and club masters.  They are like artists lost in their work.  They sculpt spaces in their own image.  Like this space, a wonder-mix of Japanese modernity and Latin verve. …

Starman

Starman Spinning Heavens and Specks of Man-Dust   Stars are gateways.  Forever in motion, they point us towards something bigger, the mysteries of stuff happening beyond our window boxes, beyond our streets, beyond our ken.  They light up paradoxes - we are unique and irreplaceable to loved ones, but specks of space dust in the…

Alien Nation

Alien Nation Shooting Sea Fireflies   In this world, sometimes you feel you may have stumbled into another dimension, a parallel planet or Jurassic age of strange creatures, brooding volcanos and violent plumes of azure magma.  Like now, in these photos.  But the glowing lifeforms in these shots aren't part of an alien nation, not…

Me, Myself & Eye

Me Myself and Eye Reflected and Refracted Selfies   Stuck inside the skull, the inner monologue dubbing faster and faster.  Pull out the plug...to no effect; an open tap of babbling words slip-slabbles over the side of the basin. The house?  There is a river running through it.   From the basin, down the stairs,…