Monthly Archives: August 2008

Kyoto Family Fun

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Kyoto map – one of several we wore out on our trip round in the humidity! It’s been almost a week since I got back from Kyoto. I think Mum & Dad should have finished their amazing hiking expedition through the Japanese Alps, but in […]

Markus & Evelyn

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Wish I could be there, chaps … hope you have a splendid day in Darmstadt … and this is my 400th post! Congratulations! The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

Osaka Return

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Just sitting in the departure lounge for NW69 back to Taipei,after a superb long weekend in Kyoto with the folks. Although I have been there before, it’s nice to fill in a few blanks and see some things from a different angle. Presently, tapping away […]

Kyoto Family Meet Up

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Off to Japan for a long weekend to meet up with my folks who are walking in the Japanese Alps for a couple of weeks – how jealous am I?!  They elected to not come to Taiwan this time, but I did not have to […]

Digital Work Signs

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Awesome warning signs – sorry about the cam phone quality! On the way to lunch… Snapped some snaps at lunch time – what fantastic work sign warning graphics. Somewhat different from the ones I have talked about before … see here: Construction Signs Taipei The […]

Cycle Lanes in Taipei

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Cycle Lanes in Taipei The incredible increasing interest in cycling in the last year is encouraging the city government to install cycle lanes along some of the major streets in the city. It’s a great initiative, and I appreciate the spirit, but next time, how […]

Taipei Times – Dictionaries for Learning Chinese

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This month, I review two electronic learning aids developed for people learning Chinese. This time, however, they are produced by Asian companies. Read the reviews here: XCome Dictionary for Asus EeePC & Dr Eye Han Easy (html page) (pdf) Enjoy! The story of a British […]