Monthly Archives: September 2009

Miami Vices

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Delightful Americana on display Persistence pays off! Months of angling to score a trip to the USA, and I line up three weeks in Miami and Texas, with brief stops in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Miami was host to this year’s annual IDSA conference […]

Earl Grey in San Francisco

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6 hours stop over in SF. Not been here in 15 years … chowder, ale, cool sea breezes … and back to the airport. Boarding on the bay of the dock Something for the weekend. The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

Stormtrooper on a Bicycle

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Like I said. Stormtrooper on a bicycle. Yes, it’s the Deaflympics closing ceremony. The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

Shanghai Quickie

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View from my hotel room – I am quite a big fan of the Renaissance in Shanghai – not super downtown, but close enough. It also floats above Zhongshan Park, which I had written about before. It’s quite a pleasure to drop in on the […]

Shanghai Tools

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The right tools for the right job (notice the saw, for cutting that huge diameter of pipe). Of course, four people need to watch at all times, in China. It shouldn’t, but I found myself exceedingly amused by seeing a scooter on fire while on […]