Woo Song Mi

For Woo Song Mi's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Awashima's 'Missing Post Office' opens London branch

National Jan 20, 2016

Awashima's 'Missing Post Office' opens London branch

A poste restante, or general delivery, service in Japan started a "branch" in central London on Tuesday, accepting letters addressed to anyone or anything. The original "Missing Post Office" is located on the small island of Awashima in the Seto Inland Sea and has received ...

French bonsai expert says potted pines are now a global art form

National Dec 29, 2014

French bonsai expert says potted pines are now a global art form

A bonsai-besotted foreigner is so taken with the miniature trees he has set up home in Kagawa Prefecture, a major bonsai production area. "Bonsai never stops moving. It's intriguing, as its shape is changing and never-ending," says French national Xavier Brusset, 35, who is now ...