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Drawing Japan with the Old Man Mad About Drawing

Olivia Dennis reflects on Hokusai’s devotion to Mount Fuji, to rural Japanese towns and the daily rituals of those living on the fringes of Japanese society.

The Sounds of Tokyo; a City of Records

Anna Snoekstra guides us through the city’s unmarked independent record shops and music megastores in search of those rare finds.

MIFF: Films That Take You Places

Lindsay gives you twelve transporting films from this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) program and a step inside the places they’ll take you.

Six Signature Dishes from the World of Cinema

Max Hayward recalls films where the food plays a leading role. From Tampopo’s artful ramen noodles to Amélie’s freshly torched crème brûlée, these dishes are iconic due to both their cultural significance and their film cameos.

Mastering Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki with Fumio Tanga

London-based okonomiyaki master Fumio Tanga speaks with Lindsay editor Beth Wilkinson about the history, significance and different regional styles of the Japanese pancake.

Ihei Kimura’s Intimate Observations

Fours years after discovering the work of this revolutionary Japanese photographer, Beth Wilkinson revisits the intimate portraits and candid street photographs that tell a tale of 20th century Japan.