Tag Archives: Taiwan

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 Million Possibilities

  A watercolour illustration I did for 克麗絲叮/ Christine Welch’s song A Million Possibilities / 一百萬個可能. It’s included in her book of poetry (which I wrote about here), and I’m also very excited and honoured that it’s the first thing you see in … Continue reading

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Christine’s book – 克麗絲叮的尋尋覓覓

I’m really excited about this news – my crazy talented, American, Taiwan-based friend Christine Welch, also known as 克麗絲叮, has brought out an album and written a book of her Chinese song lyrics and poems, with English translations, and accompanied by … Continue reading

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Christine, 克麗絲叮, singer-songwriter in Chinese

I’ve been working on a project that I can’t wait to share properly and write about more fully. In the meantime, here’s a little painting of my friend Christine Welch (Chinese name:                克麗絲叮), singer, songwriter, … Continue reading

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Two for Joy

Two magpies for joy – one Formosan, one Eurasian.                                                 Inky avian portraits for my wonderful friend … Continue reading

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Cuteness in Taiwan

There was a lot of cute stuff in Taiwan. Crazy amounts. Everywhere. If I came across huge statues of happily frolicking lilac rabbits with shiny manga eyes in a city center in the Netherlands, I’d think it was some sort … 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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Hurrying towards good news

Here is a card that I had sent off and found again when I came back from Taiwan, with the birds I’d spotted in my first few months of being there: I’ve been thinking about doing a bigger, more ambitious one … Continue reading

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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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