Kathryn Wortley

For Kathryn Wortley's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Light designer creates European ambience

| Nov 11, 2017

Light designer creates European ambience

From a young age, Stuttgart-born Megumi Ito always felt "a bit different" from people in her seaside home of Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture. Both her father and grandfather worked in Europe as architects, and the entire family were great fans of the region's various styles and ...

The safe thrills of indoor skydiving come to Kanto

Sep 22, 2017

The safe thrills of indoor skydiving come to Kanto

With the call of "Standby!" the butterflies in my stomach start to dance. Effortlessly, my instructor, Kazuki Suzuki, steps out. As I follow him, letting go of the doorway, the sheer force of the wind takes my breath away. All I can do is gulp ...