Street art: Bill Murray paste-up

Bill MurrayWith a somewhat uncanny yet irreverent nod to my month spent in Tokyo trying to emulate Scarlet Johansson in Lost in Translation (without the all-expenses-paid room at the Park Hyatt but with a pair of suitable pants for lounging – someone should really tell that girl about Uniqlo) my local shops welcomed me home with this surprise portrait of Bill Murray. Continue reading

Not lost in translation – Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art

Image courtesy Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

Just like Scarlett Johansson in Lost in Translation, while my other half went off to do his Tokyo thing during a month-long stay earlier this year, I was left to wander the streets with a vague yet curious look on my face. What to do but to take myself to the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. Continue reading