Nevin Thompson served as Japan Editor and Social Media Manager for Global Voices from 2014 to 2022. He is a translator, writer, and journalist, and has been connected to Japan for nearly 30 years.
Nevin currently lives and works on an island off the West Coast of Canada, and spends about three months each year with his family in Tsuruga, a small city on the Japan Sea Coast, just north of Kyoto.
Latest posts by Nevin Thompson from July, 2015
There are thousands of YouTube videos that can let you explore almost every part of Japan by train from your own computer.
For the islands, everything changed on March 11, 2011, when a devastating tsunami swept away everything from houses to oyster beds.
"In front of the national Diet. On what path is this country now headed, I wonder? July 15, 2015: a day of dread."