Monthly Archives: October 2005

45 Hours in Hong Kong

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Friday NightI had been looking forward to meeting Ele in Hong Kong for the last month, ever since she gave me dates for her visit to Beijing and Xiamen. The planning, unusually, was perfect and I landed 5 minutes behind her, probably trailing her plane […]

Hong Kong Massive

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Flying to meet my sister in Hong Kong … along with some very special other people. Should be EXCELLENT The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

Worn Nobbies

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Mark has set up a web site specifically for the mountain bikers in Taiwan … the old expats of Yang Ming Shan to write their tales from around the world… Look out for more posts. The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

Lane 33

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Rather dramatic lighting for a lane near Jhongxiao and Dunhua meant I could not resist taking a quick photo. Lane 33 – Alley of the stars The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

Guns and Roses London Fan Club

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Guns and Roses London Fan Club The old days in London! I’ll be seeing you rockers in the new year. “Slippery When Wet” The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

The Office Dogs

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Max is sadly so hilarious to look at in the office today after his fight with Gi-Li that I had to take photos. He is more or less addicted to licking things – especially my trousers, for some reason – so this has rather deprived […]

ADSL !

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Finally, after 10 weeks of waiting, we now have fast internet in the apartment. Ironically, I am sitting in the same position on the corner of my bed, where the old bootleg wireless connection was strongest. Now I need a desk and chair and finally […]

Wanko

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HK clothing brand that makes me laugh! A great social weekend and a solo mountain bike ride on Sunday to test ride my new disc brakes. Unfortunately, I missed the morning (national holiday) ride due to hangover issues … but you can’t have everything … […]

The Daily Commute

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My daily commute I wanted to put some effort into logging some of my (now) more mundane activites, which upon reflection may not be so standard for you folks back home. For those that do not know, I scooter to work each day on my […]

Fortune Telling

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A great weekend! Amongst other nice things, I met Anita from Hong Kong and her friend. I took the time to take them to Shilin night market where we sampled foods, had portraits cut with scissors and where I was persuaded me to get my […]