Posts by: margaret

Meikyoku kissa 名曲喫茶

Meikyoku kissa 名曲喫茶

  • 31st January 2014

Towards the end of my stay in Tokyo last year, I visited the Café Le Violon in Asagaya. I learnt about the Café Le Violon through a youtube video. The description said that the recording from the original SP had been made at the Violon. It may have been this…

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Recognition for Previous Book

Recognition for Previous Book

  • 17th November 2013

Well, sort of. I found out that my book Private Academies of Chinese Learning in Meiji Japan has apparently been pirated by a Russian hacker. Not sure whether to feel flattered that someone found it worthwhile to steal what is after all a fairly specialized academic study, or angry, because…

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Chamber Music by Mount Fuji

Chamber Music by Mount Fuji

  • 25th October 2013

Last weekend I attended the Amateur Players Association of Japan’s 37th annual Lake Kawaguchi Autumn Music Festival. Please see my blog entry at violinist.com.

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“Hello World”

“Hello World”

  • 21st September 2013

Yesterday, 20 September, was an exciting day for me; I got this website (however rudimentary at present) launched, and I managed to swim an entire length in the pool under water – あまちゃん, here I come! Of course, the real achievement will be when I publish Not by Love Alone….

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