Monthly Archives: July 2005

Mods ‘n’ Rockers

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What started out as a quiet night yesterday turned into an alcohol / petroleum fueled jaunt through Bangkok… I had a final walk along Koasan Street and got a wee bite to eat at the food stall at the end of the street. Quite surprised […]

Thai Green Curry

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So now i am in Bangkok! I guess. Well, I know. It still totally amazes me when I land in another Asian country not so far away from Taiwan. Taiwan is strange, but I have got used to it by now, so coming to a […]

Grandad we love you

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I just received am e-mail from my father inviting me out for my Grandpa’s 91st birthday. Upon being reminded that he can expect a telegram from the Queen in 9 years time he replied “If she’s still alive” – there is life in the old […]

Asus – Game Over

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Last week, I submitted my notice to my boss Debbie and I will be leaving Asus, and one incredible year behind me. Various frustrations, plus the prospect of a new job made the decision logical, if not entirely easy. I will, of course, be leaving […]

Scooter License

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After a year of rocketing around on an International Driving License, the time finally came to sign up for a real, bona fide Taiwanese scooter license. After the devastating failure the previous week of failing the computerised ‘written’ element, we tried again (completing the test […]

Typhoon Holiday!

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This was the typhoon’s position yesterday – it is hard to appreciate from this picture, but it sharply veers from its course as it hits the Taiwanese coast. The position today – you can see how the ‘pond ripple’ potential future position of the typhoon […]