Monthly Archives: September 2007

Moving House

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Hopefully, in the coming days, life can return to something resembling normal. As soon as I landed, the race was on to pack my stuff up and move the mile or so down to Abe’s place near the Zhongxiao / Dunhua intersection. As ever, moving […]

Coffee Time

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I have just been sitting in the garden sipping on coffee that has been sitting in my room for eight years. That might not sound too apetising, but this bag of powder was bought from downtown Havana on my first really big solo adventure at […]

Prince

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Seeing Prince live has sat around in my Things To Do In Life list for years and years, and I finally caught up with the wee scoundrel at the Millenium Dome in London last Thursday with Phil. That boy knows how to entertain, I can […]

Apple Web Gallery

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I have taken the plunge. I needed / wanted to give myself some more space for photos, so after weeks of deliberation (just ask Jade) I have opted to use Apple’s Web Gallery. In many ways, I preferred Flickr, but with a potential move to […]

Pure Insight – Outsourcing Innovation

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Last week, amongst trying to relax with the family, I hosted an online ‘Webinar’ for a company called Pure Insight. The title? “The Next Logical Step? Outsourcing Your Innovation to Asia“ I have used online meeting tools a fair amount in the past, but this […]

English Summer

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Apparently, England has failed to really have a summer this year. I am not sure I believe anyone when they tell me, because it has been gorgeous weather for the whole time that I have been here. I was calculating with Dad, I have not […]

The Green, Green Fields of England

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I am home. Specifically, here: View Larger Map The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

My Chinese System

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I think it is worth talking a little about the technology I use, on a day to day basis, to learn Chinese. Some of it definitely does not work, some of it I think is very effective, and some is just fun. Also, after a […]