Adopting A Dog In Taipei, Or Yazhou’s Story

I’ve never really had a dog before. Well, that’s not entirely true. I grew up on a farm, and there were always dogs around. Nell, Floss, Towser, Betty, Boothroyd, Nipscrew, Scooter, Misty, and now Poppy and Doodle. But they were never my dogs so to speak. I played with them, but didn’t take care of them – that was the domain of my dad. Whenever a new litter of puppies was born, Harry and I would spend a few weeks…
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January 7, 2015

The Price Ain’t Right Back Home

On my recent trip back to the UK, I got scared. Not the good kind of scared, as in the, “Ohmygod look at all this cheese, how am I ever going to finish it all?” variety, and not the scary kind of, “I’m…
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January 5, 2015

My 2015 Travel Plans

In keeping with the theme of my last post, which was about my fourteen favourite things of 2014…, I was going to call this post something like ‘The 15 New Places I’ll Visit In 2015′. Then I
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December 31, 2014

My 14 Fave Things From 2014

It’s the end of the year now. The very last day to be precise, a day where everyone is making resolutions on how they’ll better themselves in 2015, and where every blogger is frantically typing…
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December 29, 2014

The Bumper 2014 Round-Up Post

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, something on something and la dee doo mittens…OK, so I might need to watch The Sound Of Music again as I don’t seem to quite have the lyrics down. As you’ve…
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December 26, 2014

British Christmas Food: All The Noms

British Christmas food is, hands down, my favourite holiday food in the whole wide world. Maybe I’m a bit biased, what with me being British and all, and Christmas being my favourite holiday. Or maybe…
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December 24, 2014

How To Say Merry Christmas In Chinese

So, I’m back in the UK right now, and I’m typing this post to you from my dad’s home in Leathley…. Today has involved fish and chips, a full English breakfast (at lunch), spending lots of time
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