New Year 2013 Temple Bell in Ritto, Japan

New Year 2013 temple bell in Ritto City, Shiga Prefecture, Japan. http://soundcloud.com/gpjp/new-year-temple-bell-in-japan Celebrating the end of 2012 and the beginning of 2013, neighborhood people took turns ringing the bell beginning 15 minutes before midnight on New Year’s Eve. This recording is available on my Soundcloud page.

Yasugawa in Winter

This is near my house in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. Images and sounds were gathered between December 29, 2012, and January 3, 2013. From here the river gradually slows and then enters Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest freshwater lake. Shiga Rivers is a series of media productions about rivers in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. Yasugawa in Winter is […]

Welcome to Greg Peterson’s Blog

Welcome to Greg Peterson’s Blog. I live in Shiga Prefecture in Japan, about 10km from Lake Biwa, and I teach at Kyoto Notre Dame University (KNDU). Information about KNDU in English and other languages is at the International Education Center. I’ve been teaching at KNDU since 1977. For many years I have been a university […]