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Paul McInnes

Paul is editor of TW. His work has appeared in several English-language publications in Japan and overseas including The Japan Times, Tokyo Art Beat and Stylus.

Articles by Paul

Siberia is on fire. Europe is under water or in flames, oil spills lie in greasy films across parts of our oceans and we are all experiencing a very palpable realization that…

Kyotographie, the acclaimed annual international photography festival, returns for another celebration of visual arts and remains resolute in its belief that art can be an agency of change.  The month-long festival, which…

Approximately 100 years ago, the great American prose stylist F. Scott Fitzgerald coined the phrase “The Jazz Age.” The term encapsulated the Roaring Twenties, Gertrude Stein’s “Lost Generation,” Gatsby, Hemingway and a…

2020 was the absent year. The year that dreams were cut adrift and individuals, families, communities and companies decimated. Nobody could have foreseen, in late 2019, that the world would have shifted so…

Danish-French Impressionist Camille Pissarro once wrote, “Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.” I often think of this when I meet up with Vaughan…

Much maligned, by pretty much every country on Earth, British food has come a long way since the days of fish and chips, meat and potatoes and warm ale. Also gone is…

I began walking in the early mornings, this year, to become myself. A version of myself which hadn’t previously existed. I started waking up, naturally, around five, which was odd as I’ve…

Todoroki is, arguably, one of Tokyo’s most charming areas. Famed for its lush valley and abundance of nature and tranquility, many Tokyoites visit in order to maintain their sanity and for some…