ROSS HILL / Station


The train begins to move the moment the clock glides across 4:00pm, of course, because this is Japan. Unless there’s an accident, Japanese trains simply are not late.

In our instant world the impression of tempo can be lost in the noise. Yet if you listen carefully it is there. Malcolm Gladwell was right when he said that talent is the ability to practice.

Tick, tick, post.

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