Tag Archives: Food

Boring Pie

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It has been a little while I posted anything outside of the Taipei Times, so that must mean that it must be time for … Gratuitous funny packaging shot! This is for Taiwanese brand ‘Boring Pie’ spicy rice crackers, which was hilariously funny, right up […]

Hot Crossed Buns

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Inexcusable behaviour by ‘fake’ flat eric and the Easter chicken Here I am, sitting in Hong Kong airport eating a hot crossed buns(two, if I am being truthful) for the first time in four years. Partof the collateral damage of living abroad is losing connections […]

Raw Thursdays

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Thursdays has become a regular eating session amongst my friends and I. In tribute to Nick’s very particular stomaxh problem, where he cannot eat cooked food, we have labelled these weekly feasts ‘Raw Thursdays’. Just a bunch of guys eating raw food, basically. It’s quite […]

Assorted Photos

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Some assorted photos over the last week or so in Taipei. Nelson looking pretty in PS Cafe while hanging out pretending to study Chinese Messing around with the RAW settings on my camera while downtown at night in Taipei Mister Donuts is a Japanese confectionary […]

Salad

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I just had the best salad i have eaten in about 2 years. I was laughing it tasted so good. I hate myself for it, but I even took a photo. Now it’s time to read again for the next few hours. Salad – the […]

Spotted

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I need to kick start my blogging again so the best way to do this is to simply upload some photos. So, here are some amusing things that I have seen on my travels of late. A labrador seen near Danshui – shaved clean of […]

The Great Sausage Experiment

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My Mother sent me a hilarious package of things which arrived this Friday. Key among the items was a pack of 6 Newmarket sausages which we wanted to send via post to see if they survived the journey. Or, at least, if I survived when […]

The Chinese New Year Party (to end them all)

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Asus held a truly astonishing Chinese New Year party for every one of its employees from all the sites in Taiwan. Figures ranging from 4,000 to 13,000 were mentioned – I am not really sure myself, but it was really cool to be lumped in […]

Andrew’s Birthday

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We had a nice wee celebration for Andrew’s birthday in the office today. It gives me a chance to introduce some people, too. Claire, Andrew, Cesare and Diego in festive mood The Incredible Fukang works it for the camera … and Mitch looks after the […]

Shrimp Fishing

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One activity that is truly Taiwanese is to go shrimp fishing. A swimming pool area is reserved for the wee crustaceans and we fire at them with bits of liver and smaller shrimp babies on the end of rods. Now, these babies really are quite […]