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…
Better bust out the credit card, pervs.
In its 11th year, the writing is clearly on the wall, and I don’t mean that de...