Reaching out to hold the moon in your hands

Opportunity always exists but the form it takes changes. What endeavour best suits this moment?

A bronze plate set in a water feature to evoke the moon at the Komatsu South machiya, a wooden Kyoto townhouse for visitors to Japan's old capital. PHOTO: JANICE TAY
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With autumn winds blowing in, the shrill buzz of summer cicadas has given way to quiet crickets trilling in the grass.

The change in seasons has also brought Japan a new leader. Taking the helm of the Liberal Democratic Party less than a fortnight ago, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is set to lead the ruling party into the general election called for the end of this month.

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