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Shuili Festival

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Enjoying a quick ciggie at a festival in Shuili, central Taiwan, honouring the God of Construction Workers

Taipei Flora Expo Preparation

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Taipei Flower Expo Preparation

Even though China got the Olympics, I have to respect the effort that Taiwan put in to host the Deaflympics and World Games; no easy feat.  However, the fact that Shanghai is hosting the World Expo does not justify to me why Taiwan has to […]

Kenting 2010

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Kenting – summed up in a single photo! Though the departure was a little more hectic than I was originally envisioning, it was my pleasure to jump on the HSR down south and join Michael and Tanja for a weekend of summer sun in Kenting […]

Easter Brunch

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This is proving to be one of those ‘intense weekends’. Arrive from the USA at midnight on Friday, get up to help prepare Easter Brunch for a dozen friends (Rabbit, Lamb and Quiche, no less!), then jump on a train down south to meet Michael […]

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Hongmonay

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Mince Pies, mid-process. I had, in my thirty years, never been away from my village for Christmas, bar trips to family around the country. As adorable as that is, it was high time I flew the nest during the festive period. Thoughtfully, my sister agreed […]

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…

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 […]

Birthday Redux

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It’s useful being friends with designers and photographers; they have a habit of injecting that extra element of quality into capturing events. In my case, I was lucky enough to have Abe shooting away on his rig, and Gerhard & Klara mounting their time-lapse cam […]

Andy Warhol in Taipei

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Andy Warhol at the CKS The latest ‘hot’ exhibition to visit in Taipei is th Andy Warhol retrospective at the Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall (at least, I think they changed the name back from ‘Democracy Memorial Hall’, when the DPP were pissing around with […]