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I wrote this over a month ago. I wondered whether to publish it or not. I held onto it. But now – what the hell, here it is. Something deep and personal. Just in time for the new Year of … Continue reading
I am honoured today to have a guest post I wrote about my Australian/Asian identity featured in Jocelyn Eikenburg’s Speaking of China website.
It is on again: save the date of 21 June. A year ago I shared the secret treasure trove that lies within the Salvation Army Charity Bazaar. You never know what you will find. But I always find a lot, and … Continue reading
Mr Taiwanxifu and I celebrated our tenth wedding anniversary last weekend. So we wanted to do something special. A lunch meal at Ian’s Table, a private residence in the spectacular Hualian rift valley area, was the perfect venue.
My eldest son, almost four, loves pudding — a dessert found at every convenience store and most bakeries in Taiwan that is kind of like a creme caramel. It is a special treat for my boy after soccer. He was … Continue reading
An article I wrote about my experiences breastfeeding in Taiwan has been published in the May edition of the Australian Breastfeeding Association’s magazine, Essence. I am, as always, thrilled to have had an article published in Essence, a magazine that I read … Continue reading
Attention Taiwan college students: want to improve your English skills, develop confidence in public speaking AND have the opportunity to win fabulous prizes including two study tours to Australia (one at the prestigious Australian National University, and the second at the … Continue reading
Do you rely on your morning cup of coffee (or two or three) to start the day? If so, imagine being able to buy top quality, freshly roasted Arabica coffee beans in Taiwan and help make a difference to the world?
Taipei is blessed to have many child-friendly parks equipped with all the sort of playground swings and climbing stuff that little children love. Most Taiwanese families and their carers are friendly and like to talk with new people. So what are … Continue reading
Whenever I arrive back in Taiwan, I always transfixed by northern Taiwan’s greenery during the drive on the way home from Taoyuan Airport. The hills plunging down to the highway seem so lush and dangerous, as if the jungle wants to … Continue reading