Tamsui & Milk Mochi


Journal, Life in Taiwan, Writing

At the weekend we visited Tamsui in the north of Taipei. It attracts a lot of Korean and Japanese tourists due to the centuries-old Fuyou temple, and Fort San Domingo, which was built by the Spanish in 1629 and then was later occupied by the British… continue

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August 20, 2018

Quote


Quotes

Think constantly how many doctors have died, after knitting their brows over their own patients; how many astrologers, after predicting the deaths of others, as if death were something important; cont…

August 10, 2018

Faces (A Poem)


Poetry

The past melted his face.

He’s sitting next to the magazines,

with their perfect, blotch-free faces;

but theirs don’t tell a story

like his; (cont)

August 8, 2018

If In Doubt – Write


Books, Journal, Writing

This happened yesterday.

I was writing my current book and had no idea what was going to happen next.

I started to think of all the people who have told me that they would like to write a book but don’t know where to start… continue

April 20, 2018

Creativity: Time for a Break


Journal

After this week I won’t be posting as often as I have been. I’m contracted to write a book—a novel—and the deadline is looming ever closer. 

I don’t know about you, but I find it hard to focus on more than one creative outlet at a time…. cont

March 27, 2018