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  • Do What You Love interview: Craig Anczelowitz

    Craig Anczelowitz is a New Yorker who has been living in Thailand for the past 8 years. I met Craig…

  • Why taking a sabbatical can be good for business

    ‘Working’ in the grounds of Honpoji Temple, Kyoto [image: Takeshi Kohari]  I have recently got back from a six month ‘sabbatical’…

  • Re-entering

    We are back in our house at last. After six months away, nearly a month on other people’s sofas, and…

  • My own bed

    Since leaving Japan three weeks ago I have been a nomad, living out of my suitcase and sleeping in about 12 different beds.…

  • We need your help! How can we serve you better?

    Image: Kohari As we approach our second birthday here at Do What You Love HQ, we need your help! We…

  • Noren making 1: Sketching out

    My workspace in Miura-san’s beautiful studio As promised in yesterday’s ‘Behind the curtain’, this is the first in a series…

  • Behind the curtain

    People say it is hard to get under the skin of Japan as a foreigner, and this is even more…

  • Kyoto Cafes 11 – Sukeroku

      Behind the door of a quaint traditional Kyoto wooden house lies Sukeroku, a guest house and noodle café where…

  • Storm mountain

      Arashiyama was one of my favourite places in Kyoto. It’s name means ‘Storm Mountain’ and almost every time I…