Hi! I’m Ross Hall – a writer, researcher and photographer.

I write long form articles, management and strategic reports.

Opinions and Commentary

Photograph of a river plain with tall green grassed in the foreground, a ridge with houses in the midground and mountains looming in the background

A walk along the river plain

Can Japan’s Digital Agency overcome a lacklustre start and transform a nation?

Graphic showing squares of an image of a boy by a sales bin in a supermarket

A Walmart candy bin, a meme and a big lie

Photograph of the cruise ship Diamond Princess taken in August 2016 at Yokohama pier

Diamond Princess: august 2016

Graphic showing euro notes moving towards a rising sun representing foreign direct investment in Japan

Is Japan ripe for foreign investment?

Graphic showing a Honda E electric vehicle amidst bright colours

A smaller workforce: the inevitable consequence of EVs

Guides

Illustration of a laptop placed on an engineering size reduction symbol with lines showing data deflected away from a red circle

WordPress: how to remove unwanted code from your site’s header

Illustration of a building in Japan with a bright yellow background

WebP: a “new” format for your WordPress images

How to stop WordPress spoiling your images and photos

Photography

Photograph of a man working on powerlines in Kobe, Japan

Man at work on powerlines

Black and white photograph of a shopping alley in Japan with bright lights and no people

Memories of Osaka

Photograph of a person taking a photograph in a sea of sunflowers

Sunflower Hill Park

An abandoned driving school in Myohoji

It isn’t only houses being abandoned

Image made of 4 different portrait photographs from this web page

Photography revisited

Photograph of two elderly people in masks and long sleeves walking in evening sun with a ferris wheel behind them

Wear a mask

Life in Japan

Folded umbrellas outside an abandoned cafe in a shopping mall in Japan

Mitsui Outlet Park: abandoned by covid and the state of emergency

A photograph of a man walking along a street at night, illuminated by a street light.

Street photography in Osaka: a lone traveller

Orange toy Suzuki Hustler kei car in front of the allow wheel of a real car of the same make

Japan’s BIG small cars

Photograph of a river plain with tall green grassed in the foreground, a ridge with houses in the midground and mountains looming in the background

A walk along the river plain

Can Japan’s Digital Agency overcome a lacklustre start and transform a nation?

Photograph of the cruise ship Diamond Princess taken in August 2016 at Yokohama pier

Diamond Princess: august 2016

Let’s talk.

I’ve more than 30 years experience in business and management, and 20 creating reports and articles.

My work has appeared in the Daily Telegraph, Insurance Times, Insurance Age, Company Digest, Mercedes, Asian Woman and many more.

I’ve also researched and prepared reports supporting six and seven figure investment pitches, strategic acquisitions and new market development.

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