Taiwan

All Hail the Korean Fish!

I don’t have blind faith that the Han bubble will suddenly implode and people will wake up and smell the roses.

All Mod Cons

The plumber and my landlord began shouting at each other in Taiwanese, arguing about the pricing for the job.

Living to Eat in Taiwan

The best chance for a restaurateur in Taiwan is to be good-looking, win some kind of international competition, and also have switched careers to pursue a driving passion involving food.

Tour of Babel Primary category in which blog post is published

In defense of wenqing (文青)

It strikes me as sad that some haven’t seen what should be obvious.

Hong Kong, Taiwan’s Other

I sometimes think of the activist world as being like the jianghu of Chinese-language martial arts novels.

Post-Apocalypse Election Blues

I'd find myself riding a bus with a friend's giant face on the side of it—a disconcerting feeling.

My Airport Primary category in which blog post is published

My Airport: Taoyuan International Airport

Taoyuan International Airport is an airport with identity issues.

Me Today Primary category in which blog post is published

It felt sort of like we were staring out at the ghosts of history

Even if those ghosts were ourselves, from four years ago.

Man in a Box

I lived in a box in an apartment building, itself a collection of boxes, in a city, a large mass of boxes containing other boxes.