Norman Munroe

For Norman Munroe's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Jul 3, 2009

A new way of experiencing Japan's old city

In a city that rightly boasts of its numerous monuments to its glorious and illustrious past, the Kaleidoscope Museum of Kyoto provides a counterpoint to the ancient capital’s architectural and religious treasures. The museum, located on a quiet street in the city’s Nakagyo Ward, ...

Jun 19, 2009

Time to speak Jamaican

If you’ve ever wanted to learn Jamaican patois, it just got a whole lot easier with the launch of an educational CD on which, set to music, is the alphabet and grammar as used in patois, designed to be used as a learning tool, ...