Monthly Archives October 2015

Yet more books for sale

Updated June 5th, 2017 I’m selling the following books on Amazon Japan. All profits go to charity. Click here to see all my book-sale posts, or copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://bit.ly/sheffners2ndhandbooks Many thanks to those of you who purchased some of these books. And here are some more! See all […]

Son of books for sale

Updated June 21st, 2017 I’m selling the following books on Amazon Japan. All profits go to charity. Click here to see all my book-sale posts, or copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://bit.ly/sheffners2ndhandbooks Many thanks to those of you who purchased some of these books. And here are some more! See all […]

Dark Side of Camelot revisited

I’m selling a history book, “The Dark Side of Camelot”. The book reveals, erm, the dark side of John F Kennedy’s presidency. This is not just a seamy underside, it’s a 180 degrees from the image of JFK we were taught in school and developed thanks to the media. A new book about the Clintons […]

More books for sale

Updated Feb. 23rd, 2016 I’m selling the following books on Amazon Japan. All profits go to charity. Click here to see all my book-sale posts, or copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://bit.ly/sheffners2ndhandbooks Many thanks to those of you who purchased some of these books. And here are some more! See all […]

The pot with the hole 穴のあいた桶

Venetia Stanley-Smith has become quite well known in Japan, thanks to numerous NHK programs about her and her house and herb-garden in Ohara, Kyoto. She has lived in Japan since 1975, a lot longer than I have. I first met Venetia Stanley-Smith in the countryside in Kyoto in 1982. We have remained in touch on […]