Tag Archives: Taipei

In-East Exhibition

My Messenger Birds over Seoul illustration is also on show elsewhere: there’s a small exhibition of my drawings up in the East Asian departmental hall of the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany! Featured are dozens of sketchbook drawings, paintings, journal comics,and … Continue reading

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A great teacher

Speaking of gems and vocab: Here you can see Yahan’s good influence on my  roommate Hyerang and me. Translations underneath! She also taught us how to be cuter. (I added pink borders for extra cute) : Our other Taiwanese roommate … Continue reading

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Dorm times

All the girls in my Taipei dorm room; there were four of us in there at a time, but after one semester my Korean roommate moved out and my German/Taiwanese roommate moved in. Sometimes you long for space and the … Continue reading

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Sketchbook: night herons and egrets

From my Taipei sketchbook. Internet is slightly tricky at the moment, but negotiations are taking place and good, steady relations will soon be established. I hope. Have a lovely week!

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All the drinks! + postcard trials

After I posted yesterday’s postcards I realised I never put up the original drinks chart I’d been keeping up to remember what I’d tried. Here they are, complete with names ~  Also here are some little trials for the postcards, … Continue reading

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Taipei Postcards

I will miss living in Taipei, the brilliant crowded overgrown city, the green mountains, the mangrove trees, colourful birds, food culture, endless supply of delicious and exciting drinks, and the lovely people. It was a very special time. Here are … Continue reading

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The Taipei county internet cafe experience

For a few weeks the only web access I had was in a little internet cafe in Xizhi. The rates were good (there was actually a deal for those wishing to use a computer a whole 24 hours) but the noise was immense, … Continue reading

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Egret Morning Exercises

As demonstrated by the egret of the zhengda river rock.

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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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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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