1960s music from the Kyoto retro nightclub

By Gail | Apr 12, 2020
Gail Holloway songs

In Cherry Blossom Footsteps, Lauren and her travel mates go to a retro nightclub. I’ve made a YouTube playlist of songs and dance videos from Lauren’s last night in Kyoto. 1960s pop songs Of course, I chose all songs and artists that I like: These Boots are Made for Walkin’, by Nancy Sinatra. Great clip with some cool 60s dancing. Nancy looks like she’s having…

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My personal chop stamp

By Gail | Mar 23, 2020
Gail Holloway author

I love Asian art and have several pieces that I’ve collected on various travels. Some that I picked up while travelling in Japan and Hong Kong have ‘chops’. These are like stamps, used instead of signatures, on art and on personal documents. As my book’s set in Japan and Hong Kong, I decided to get a chop to include in the book and on its…

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The book

What I love about Japan

Cherry Blossom Footsteps

Adventures in Japan and Hong Kong

About the author

I turned my attention to fiction after nurturing a love of writing journals to record my many travels. Some elements of Cherry Blossom Footsteps are based on my own experiences. (I'm not revealing which, though).

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