Monthly Archives: May 2009

Pockets of Design # 1

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Favourite Local Buildings In my bid to pay a little more attention to my surroundings, I have decided to photograph and document some of the things that I like the most in my local area, but that I see regularly – maybe the most difficult […]

Taipei a-Wanderin’

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http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649Since I have now been in Taiwan an improbably long FIVE YEARS, and on top of that broke one year at Dell, I thought I would go and treat myself to a new camera lens. I somehow managed to misplace my old 50mm F1.8, so […]

Taipei Has Eyes

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Walking away from buying a new lens, I was amused by this underpass and the faces that jumped up at me as I walked up and down the steps. The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

Deaflympics Parade

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Beijing gets the Olympics. Taipei gets the Deaflympics. Or is that being unfair? Anyway, some sort of opening ceremony was passing by at the end of my street, so I grabbed my camera and was met with a Batman-esque (Tim Burton vintage) floating barrage balloon […]

Playing with Wolfram Alpha

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Taipei to Cambridge Spending an hour or so playing with Wolfram Alpha – the new darling of the internet world. Google’s intellectual cousin? It doesn’t seem to impressed by many of my questions … Comparing Apples to Apples Hmmmm … will play with it some […]

Wulai – Sanxia Hike

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Suited and booted After finding the rather great hiking blog, Pashan, we were inspired to go and trek pastures new around Wulai. It’s Labour Day weekend here, and the weather has just been impeccable for the whole time, so no excuses could be found not […]