Monthly Archives: May 2007

Raw Thursdays

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Thursdays has become a regular eating session amongst my friends and I. In tribute to Nick’s very particular stomaxh problem, where he cannot eat cooked food, we have labelled these weekly feasts ‘Raw Thursdays’. Just a bunch of guys eating raw food, basically. It’s quite […]

300 Posts – Beipu and Hsinchu

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300 posts! – that makes almost 100 posts on the dot per year, which is quite good, I think! Speaking of which… Jade and I went for a quick day trip to get out of Taipei, and with no particular direction in mind we headed […]

Three Years in Taiwan

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Tomorrow is my third year anniversary in Taiwan, which is simply insane. Three years! One year was ‘experience’, two years was ‘proving a point’… but what does three mean? Maybe I am just a glutton for punishment. Still, coming to this stage, it does allow […]

Scooter Justice

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Rich is back in town, and he has not ridden a scooter since December. It is such a fantastic reminder of just how much fun piloting these things is – especially when the daily routine of getting to work in the rain takes its toll. […]

Rich – The Return

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It’s old news, but the flip side to this international lifestyle or galavanting off to Korea and Japan for the weekend is that friends tend to do the same and galavant off for good. I have had several close friends do this, but when Rich […]

Last.fm

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I am playing with quite a few Web 2.0 thingies at the moment. Last.fm is a British-based community audio site. It automatically uploads your tracks, decides your listening habits and makes recommendations based on that data. It is still early days, but I keep finding […]

Taiwanese Health & Safety

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Coming home from a blast on the bikes, I needed to pop into Sean’s bike shop after shredding another rear tyre. I am, indeed, that extreme. Sean’s, apparently, does the best business in Taipei. As such, he is having a nice refit with a shiny […]