Tag Archives: Taipei

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…

Wake Boarding Taiwan

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Wave rider Nick had the genius to book a day of wake boarding in west Taipei, near Wugu. After incessant requests from my sister to go while in the UK, I finally had the opportunity to bite the bullet, and ‘shred the rad’, as we […]

Window Undressing

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Walking home after a late night in the office, and I stumbled across a window being re-dressed at Sogo. Or undressed, perhaps. Flickr. The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

X Beyond O : Calligraphy – Sign – Space

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School days In contrast to last weekend, which was an alcohol-fueled romp through Taipei’s early mornings, I decided this weekend to be a little more civilised, and thus lined up a morning of Mountain Biking (sweaty), followed by a rather more cultured stroll around the […]

Fixed Gear Taiwan 2.0

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2 wheels good. 4 wheels better. 6 wheels best. … my third bike in Taiwan, courtesy of Ken, it’s already been modded with white grips and new saddle. I still need to put some proper KM on it, but isn’t it pretty?! Checking the scene […]

Pockets of Design # 1

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Favourite Local Buildings In my bid to pay a little more attention to my surroundings, I have decided to photograph and document some of the things that I like the most in my local area, but that I see regularly – maybe the most difficult […]

Taipei a-Wanderin’

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http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649Since I have now been in Taiwan an improbably long FIVE YEARS, and on top of that broke one year at Dell, I thought I would go and treat myself to a new camera lens. I somehow managed to misplace my old 50mm F1.8, so […]

Taipei Has Eyes

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Walking away from buying a new lens, I was amused by this underpass and the faces that jumped up at me as I walked up and down the steps. 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 […]