Monthly Archives: January 2008

The Chance of Rain : 100%

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Well, it’s been raining for about two weeks now, and I tentatively opened the Taiwan Weather Bureau site to check for the upcoming weekend, and was met with a blank stare of more rain. Fantastic. Except for Friday, where it seems we simply have slightly […]

Casio Exilim S10 Press Conference

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One of my designers, Alfie, designed a neat little camera case for Casio and the launch of the Exilim S10 (apparently the world’s skinniest camera), and the other week it went on sale. As part of our package, we assisted in the press conference, so […]

Cambridge, Cardiff and Family

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Little Red Riding Hoods – my jacket is red too! Ele – sort it out! I am getting harassed by my sister to upload some pics of the Christmas holidays, so here I am, catching up with a few of the events from the last […]

Fat Cat

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DaTou … “get me a beer” DaTou , our wife-beating house cat, sits and watches TV Update: Datou is renamed ‘Fatou’ and now sports extra artwork by Abe! Brrrrp! The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

Taipei Times – Asus Eee PC & HTC Touch Dual

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Here’s the latest installment of my monthly technology review for the Taipei Times. This month, I take a peek at the Asus Eee PC and the HTC Touch Dual. Take a look here!Taipei Times – Technology Review – Asus Eee PC and HTC Touch Dual […]

Totally Wonderful Miss Plumberry

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Here’s the latest literature that is gracing my bed side table – a hard-hitting commentary on children in the modern educational environment. Written by the controversial and outspoken British author, Michael Rosen, it plots the fate of a small child who decides, one fateful day, […]

Tokyo – Some Random Photos

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Some pics, for you, loyal reader… Commuting to work – these guys looked super cool as they cruised around, and seemed confused as to why I would find it strange or funny – is this the future of electric transport? Meiji Shrine – wetter than […]

Tokyo – 72 Hours

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Well, here I am on the design roller coaster, sipping Kirin and staring out of my immaculately clean 30th floor window at the improbably Parisian Tokyo tower, and thinking things are rather nice. Kan pai! View out to the rather camp Tokyo Tower Some station, […]

Taiwan 2008

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Bright things Life in the Business Class lane is not quite as exciting when you exit the Cathay Pacific Lounge elevator and walk into a faithful reproduction of a Travel Lodge breakfast buffet, complete with litter, cheap pot noodles and a faint whiff of very […]