Culture, Life/Living

Peace for The Camera?


The V-sign, or peace sign as it’s known today, is an integral part of East Asian picture taking. If you were to browse through pictures of East Asians on social media or to Google the words ‘East Asia’ or ‘Japan’ and ‘picture’ in whichever order, chances are you would find tonnes of pictures with, not exclusively but, mostly young Asians flashing smiles as they make the peace sign.

Interesting, right? But, why?

In a perfect world, Gillian would be travelling round the world in her red vintage VW T1 van (Hippie Van) gathering stories of the people she meets and retelling them to those ready to listen. She is in the process of building this world which is now going to have all of you in it.