Selected Clippings

Just a note, but the byline on some of these is my maiden name, Jessica Ocheltree.

Egyptian Crossroads, Wine Spectator. A look at the budding Egyptian wine industry in the midst of political turmoil. [Web]

More Yum for Your Yen, Scoot. A look inside Japan’s gut-busting dekamori food phenomenon. [Web]

Philip Harper, Metropolis 782.  An interview with the only non-Japanese master sake brewer in Japan. [pdf / Web]

World Woof Tour, Metropolis 805. A lighthearted piece about a peripatetic pooch on a mission to help shelter dogs. [pdf / Web]

The Hafu Project, Metropolis 855. A profile of several young filmmakers exploring the question of what it means to be Japanese. [Web]

Building a Little Yangon in Tokyo, The Japan Times. A feature on Tokyo’s expat Burmese. [Web]

Ogasawara: Tokyo’s tropical getaway, CNN Go. A travel piece on Japan’s latest UNESCO site. [Web]

The End of Openness, BardPolitik vol. 3. A critique of Russia’s heavy-handed policy on the press regarding the conflict in Chechnya. [Web]

Gear Up. An example unit from an intermediate level textbook created for Aeon IOLE.

Breakthrough. An example unit from an intermediate level textbook created for Aeon IOLE.