Taiwan

In case of emergency

I felt somewhat stupid as I said all this. No, this doctor wouldn’t understand.

After the tear gas

The dangers inherent in protests and clashes with the police are offset by this strange utopian element.

Gay Sex Robots are coming to Kill Us All

The anti-gay groups prevailed, but even with all their money they were notably ridiculous and inept.

A dark but happy place

We develop our own coping rituals.

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.