Monthly Archives: March 2012

Taipei Botanical Garden

It has been sunny the past week. It’s a bit shocking really. Here is a card I made (which for some reason shows up in enormous size). While walking around the garden troupes of camouflage-clad people kept hurrying past us beladen with … Continue reading

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Liars and thieves

The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch was a book I unwisely read just before my final uni exams. It has crazy twisted plotlines (and villains), a great fantasy setting, and sea-monsters. I was surprised to find it in the … Continue reading

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Weirdo on the metro

 This is how you truly feel like a perfectly normal human being: a packed train and three boys right across from you squish into two seats rather than risk sitting on the only empty seat, which is next to you. The three of … Continue reading

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Cafe drawing (T.loafer)

T.loafer is a tiny, tiny cafe on a leafy street near Shida (uni). I first came across it here on this blog with many excellent photos of misty bamboo groves, Taipei cafes, mountains and hiking marvels. I hunted T.loafer down … Continue reading

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Need more teapots / 小朋友

While painting in a 7/11 cafe a little girl gave me some drawing advice. Sorry if it’s a bit unclear – you can click to make it bigger but then it’s huge! I don’t know, it could be alarming. Speech … Continue reading

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Strangers on a Train

Just some quick studies of people sketched while travelling. The poor dog wasn’t allowed to sleep, its owner kept poking it (click to see larger).               also people waiting at the airport:

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Morning brightening lizard

I’ve moved out of the dorm! It’s sort of sad. It was small and crowded, and sometimes it was not buckets of fun (having chronic bronchitis when living in a cramped space with 3 others is not ideal, partly because you … Continue reading

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