Only in Taiwan – Episode 4: Fruit Beer?

If there’s ever been a bit of unsolicited advice that I would wholeheartedly share with my child, it’s that nobody likes a whiner. People who complain all the time are a drag, and they’re generally more than willing to bring you down with them. That said, my life in Taipei is somewhat stagnant. All work and very little play. But I don’t like to complain … Continue reading Only in Taiwan – Episode 4: Fruit Beer?

Taipei Scooter Style

Timogan’s new blog, Taipei Scooter Style, celebrating the culture of Taipei’s predominant form of transport — the scooter. Or as locals like to call them, “motorcycles”. The scooter is the go-to vehicle in Taipei, but it’s not just a transport tool. It’s a home-away-from-home, a seat that carries you where you want to go, a magic carpet that expresses your identity. Check out the first … Continue reading Taipei Scooter Style

Timogan’s 2012 Wall Lords Graffiti Battle

I spent so much time photographing the bicyclists and skateboarders at Taipei Cinema Park that I found out about a graffiti exhibition that was taking place there in early December. I was on my way to band practice the Sunday that the event was held, so I grabbed camera, video, and audio recorder and headed over to see what was up. The smell of spray … Continue reading Timogan’s 2012 Wall Lords Graffiti Battle

Only in Taiwan, Special Lazy Bastard Edition

If you’ve ever seen someone go from hero to zero, you know that the fall from grace does not always come with a warning signal or a flashing red light. And it’s really hard to have a hero in a place like Taiwan. So many people I know, myself included, have vested interests and agendas that restrict our capacity for compassion as well as courage. … Continue reading Only in Taiwan, Special Lazy Bastard Edition