Monthly Archives: September 2011

Taipei Snapshot sketches

Some tiny sketches of some views: (The top two were done while on a bus, stuck in traffic or waiting for the green light.) The bigger one is of a pavilion by a bridge on campus! I like sitting at … Continue reading

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Confucius’ birthday

It’s the great sage’s birthday today, and also teacher’s day! Two of my classmates actually got up at 5 to watch the morning celebrations and yi-dancing held at the Confucian Temple AND made it back to class. When break time … Continue reading

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Tea Meal

Jodie and I are extremely diligent with our language practising. Oh delicious times, especially last week in a Tea Restaurant where everything was made with tea. SO MUCH TEA. It was wunnerful. I sometimes have my secret doubts about tea … Continue reading

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More Campus sketching

Ok well this one of a self service eating place is technically not on campus as such, but it is very close! It’s quite small, slightly dingy, and I always enjoy going there. There are about 20 – 30 dishes … Continue reading

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Illustration Friday – Boundaries

                                  An illustration of a story by Pu Songling, a Qing Dynasty collector of strange tales (zhiguai). The girl up in the tree is … Continue reading

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Mid-Autumn Festival

Just a quick draft of Change’e, the festival’s star, with the moon rabbit (or hare?). I wanted to try out doing something in collage, but then realised I had no glue. Oops. Chang’e is feasting on a mooncake (yuebing) in … Continue reading

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Zhengda Campus sketches

Here is a very tiny tour of a tiny bit of Zhengda’s massive campus: The Admin Lions! They maul students who don’t pay their fees on time. [That’s the moon up there, and mountains not as visible as they should … Continue reading

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