22 Jan, 2012 in HK Culture & Life

In the spirit of the lovely trend of "Shit girls say…" or "Shit people say…" I sat down for a few minutes to quickly write down some of the shit HK people have said to me over the duration of my stay here on more than one occasion. It's a very long list, but I […]

7 May, 2008 in Chinese culture, Tainan
Koxinga Shrine Festival 2008-16.JPG

347 is a special number, Buddha knows why, so Tainan decided 347 years for Koxinga’s conquest of Taiwan is a good occasion for a grand event to celebrate freeing the island from the Dutch. Koxinga, otherwise known as Cheng Kung (/Gong) is an extremely important figure in Tainan, almost if not already at the position […]

30 Jul, 2006 in Blogging

There's very little satisfaction a person, like myself, gets running a blog site that very few people read. The question of why I do it comes up often, if not from my friends and family then definitely from myself. It's got a little to do with exhibitionism, I'm sure, and a little with wanting to […]

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