Right after I visited Hiraya Township, in Heterocera (mainland), and wrote about it, the place underwent a major reform. Though some parts remained the same, the central area around the train station has been completely redesigned, which makes a big difference for the whole complex. I noticed some changes, too, in the village of Amakura, […]Read More Reformed town in mainland
NEW UPDATE: I visited Hiraya again after it underwent a major reform, here’s my blog post about it. UPDATE: It seems that I decided to write about Hiraya right before a total reform would start there. This post remains, then, as a record of what the place was. I hope it will soon be back. […]Read More An urban jewel connecting roads, railways and diverse areas in mainland
“In a corner formed by two houses, one of which projected farther out into the street than the other, she sat down and drew up her little feet under her. She was getting colder and colder, but did not dare to go home, for she had sold no matches, nor earned a single cent, and […]Read More Who said winter has to be sad?