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The Daily Commute

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My daily commute I wanted to put some effort into logging some of my (now) more mundane activites, which upon reflection may not be so standard for you folks back home. For those that do not know, I scooter to work each day on my […]

To Feel Exuberan Tly Happy

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Say no more.More Scooter English. To Feel Exuberan Tly Happy The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

Mods ‘n’ Rockers

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What started out as a quiet night yesterday turned into an alcohol / petroleum fueled jaunt through Bangkok… I had a final walk along Koasan Street and got a wee bite to eat at the food stall at the end of the street. Quite surprised […]

Scooter License

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After a year of rocketing around on an International Driving License, the time finally came to sign up for a real, bona fide Taiwanese scooter license. After the devastating failure the previous week of failing the computerised ‘written’ element, we tried again (completing the test […]

Scooter English

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It is high time that I posted an entry, since I have been quiet for a few weeks. I now have enough photos of scooters to warrant a full homage to Taiwanese ‘Scooter English’. I am sure this post will grow, since I am sometimes […]

We Reach for the Sky. Neither Does Civilisation.

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One of the most distinctive aspects of life out here is the transport. A day never passes without seeing something head-shaking strange. It could be a fork lift truck on the motorway, glass being transported by bike, food vending machines on the back of motorbikes… […]

Moon Festival

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Ele in Taipei! The Moon Festival is one of the biggest annual festivals in Chinese culture. It is a centre-piece of the Lunar Calendar, but mainly seems to involve the entire island making barbecues. The whole place is full of smoke (I am convinced you […]

Birds of a Feather

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Just a strange photo of a bike carrying pigeons – surely on the way to slaughter! The range of strange motorcycle – related vehicles you see over here is incredible. Everyday the ride to work yields another permutation on what is seen as possible to […]

Cha

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Klara and I scoot off to the tea rooms in the mountains to the south of the city. Here is a quick view of what it may feel like to be a on a scooter… The awesome power of 150cc’s. At the tea room, and […]

Juming Art Museum

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I had a nice day trip to Juming Art Museum on the north coast with Klara (Swedish girl who sold me her scooter… and it turned out she was a designer… and well we got along ‘very well’). The day was more like a Californian […]