Stephen Phelan is an Irish journalist and broadcaster, whose
writing has been published in The Guardian, The Believer, and The
Boston Review. He is currently writing a book about the Japan tsunami
of March 2011..
The small Japanese village of Taiji was thrust into the spotlight recently after a popular documentary questioned the ethics of its fishing traditions. I decided to visit the town to gain an insight into what it means to be a Japanese fisherman.
Two years after the Tsunami that devastated parts of Japan and the clean-up operation is still in its infancy, here’s what I did while there and why should seriously consider going to do the same…
What, no Kate Nash?
Mainly because you can remember how shit the sex is.