Tag Archives: Funny

Goodbye Year of the Pig

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It’s a little bit late to celebrate Chinese New Year, but these pictures have been sitting on my hard drive yearning to be posted. After living in Taipei for so long, it’s rare these days that I get a ‘holy shit!’ moment. But happen they […]

Not Made in China

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There is quite a backlash against Chinese produce at the moment, and it is affecting the well-known scare stories like eggs and milk, but also spilling over into other products that I suppose the marketers believe can get some traction with. Hence, batteries; the sticker […]

Beer Flavour Green Tea

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While eating dinner at the local street-side live shrimp vendor next to the brothel and gangster hang out, we went to grab some drinks at the local 7-11 … all I can say, kids, is don’t try this at home. Sweet beer-flavoured tea is positively […]

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 […]

The End of the World

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Oh my god. Is this the future? This makes me feel sad. Soon, everyone will have an MBA Time to take some pictures of reflections to cheer myself up! The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

TiT Taipei

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I love Taipei. All the building developments in the city have an enormous amount of money thrown at marketing and branding, usually ending up gleefully making impossible promises about the life-changing factors that come along with purchase of your, as an example, ‘Noble City Castle’. […]

HK Work Mode

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I need to do some catching up on the old blog, but I always seem tofind a few minutes to e-mail in a post while I am in HK airport(blessed by thy free wifi). This time I am sadly working through the wait do the […]

Joke Time

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“Why are people from Taiwan so uptight? … it’s because they have a Taipei personality” Thanks to Heljen for that one! The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

KMT Tablets

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What better for your Taiwanese political stomach problems?! “If you have troubles stomaching Taiwanese politics, perhaps you should try KMT tablets!” The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

Taiwanese Health & Safety

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Coming home from a blast on the bikes, I needed to pop into Sean’s bike shop after shredding another rear tyre. I am, indeed, that extreme. Sean’s, apparently, does the best business in Taipei. As such, he is having a nice refit with a shiny […]