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 March, 2017
An interesting blog devoted to documenting the concrete housing projects that have been home to several generations of Japanese since the end of the war.
How is a small city in western Japan attracting thousands of tourists? Trainspotting.
"Syria is witnessing a revolutionary call for freedom and dignity for its entire people." Will Japan help?
"Anytime Nyango Star makes a public appearance it is to help Tohoku recover. The mascot isn't drumming for its personal gain but for its beloved home."
When the Japanese government launched Premium Friday the goal was to allow workers to quit work early, and then go out and shop. But it hasn't worked out that way.
Anyone can use the artwork for any purpose, as long as they credit the original donors of the artwork, as well as the Met itself.