Monthly Archives: November 2006

Pencils for Gambling – Kokuyo

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Well, the results are out, and I won the ‘Special Prize’ in the annual Kokuyo Design Award! ‘Pencils for Gambling’ are a combination of dice and pencils. The inspiration came when looking at these two traditional, easily recognized objects, and realizing that they both had […]

Voting Time in Taipei

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For all the problems with Taiwanese democracy, it is quite the most vibrant and passionate group of voters I have ever encountered. Perhaps we just need to give them time to adjust and develop a healthy dollop of voter apathy, but for the moment they […]

Bali Escape

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Feeling the need to escape the bullshit of Taipei for at least a few hours, Nick, Grace and I took up the MRT as far north as it goes and hopped over to Bali on the boat. A feast of sights, sounds and smells it […]

Luxy (not again)

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Just for the record: On the loose The Helen & Jonny Show The bright lights of Taipei The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

Urban Underground

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Some pics from the weekend… A walk in the park – Rich and I have a beer in Sun Yat Sen A pretty cool street art exhibition in Shilin Night Market – very nice to see, since the guys here have a shop, exhibition space […]

New Bike

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Before: After: The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

Wrist – Good News!

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Saw the wrist Doctor tonight, had some X-rays … and he says that my wrist is healing very quickly. Basically, it’s 100% but I need to wait for another month before riding properly again … but until then I can at least ride my bike […]

DaLi

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Today, I had the pleasure of a wonderful hike with Ruth & Christophe (designers from Germany) and Markus & Evelyn. The weather was supreme, and it is quite strange to think that the weather back in the UK is probably cold and ‘orrid. We are […]

We’re Night Clubbing

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I had a pretty great night out last night – went to VT Art Salon to see live electric geetars twinned with fiendish techno beats. Exceptionally cool, and rather nice to meet several people again that are fast becoming good friends here in Taipei. They […]

Assorted Photos

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Some assorted photos over the last week or so in Taipei. Nelson looking pretty in PS Cafe while hanging out pretending to study Chinese Messing around with the RAW settings on my camera while downtown at night in Taipei Mister Donuts is a Japanese confectionary […]