I Broke Less Than 80% Of My Resolutions. Huzzah!

Waaaaay back at the beginning of the year, on New Year’s Day to be precise, I wrote a post outlining fourteen resolutions… that I planned on keeping in 2014.  Some of these I kept. Some I completely forgot about less than a week after I published the post. Yet I feel it my duty to update you on how things went in 2014 on that front, so you can all trust me and bask in my honesty and integrity as
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December 19, 2014

Lehua Night Market: 樂華夜市

Lehua Night Market is my new local night market. Which should tell you something, if you pay any attention to my blog, because it didn’t use to be my local night market before (that was Jingmei…). How do
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December 15, 2014

Exploring Yingge: Pots But No Parrots

Thanks to my merciless working schedule, I haven’t been able to explore as much of Taiwan as I’d have liked to. When I say merciless, what I mean is I don’t have two consecutive days off,…
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December 12, 2014

My Fave Chinese Characters That Look Like The Things They Represent

I know I usually do Foodporn Friday posts on this day, Friday. I tell you all about things like the best stuff I’ve eaten recently, and classy French food, and fried chicken…. Occasionally other
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December 10, 2014

Taipei Stop By Stop #4: Jiannan Road

So, remember that totally awesome series that I started, in which I explore Taipei by getting off at random MRT stops? No? Well pause for a moment, and go to refresh your memory here, here, and here…. There’s
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December 8, 2014

Cats Of Tainan: Fe-line The Fantasy

When I think back to my trip to Tainan…, a few things spring to mind: beautiful temples; hidden alleyways full of funky gifts and handcrafted trinkets; street art; a karaoke machine with impossibly high standard;
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December 5, 2014

November Noms

I’ve had a lot on my plate recently. Teaching Taiwanese students, working out, desperately trying to achieve my goal of reading twelve books this year, and cranking out blog posts, thanks to a sudden…
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