If you ever get the notion to visit Taipei, one of the attractions is the Tamsui River which clears out through Tamsui. Walking along the river bank with a spotting scope will show you just how, amidst all the concrete, there is actually quite an abundance of bird life here. We’ve spotted all sorts of birds among the… Read More »
Interesting naturalistic type ‘beehive’ houses. These have just been finished, but since it’s private property, we daren’t go and take a look. Photo by Christine.
Near the North East Coast of Taiwan: Chien-Hsui Wan, originally uploaded by obblogatory. Lovely pictures from the north east coast last weekend. It looks like the weather will be mild this weekend, so head on up there for a cool and quieter weekend!
24052009231, originally uploaded by obblogatory. Sogo’s new store in Taipei. And there is another new one in Tienmou. Sogo is finally getting aggressive in its retail outlet expansion. It’s a pity there all much of a muchness… I find them just a bit too same-y if you know what I mean. Kenneth
Who’d have thought? Dietary products that contain GREEN TEA! I have been following the diet fad industry for quite some time, ever since 2000 when I lost about 10 kilos through exercise, vegetables, and a variant of the Atkins diet. One of the things that Atkins teaches is avoid caffeine because of its effect on heightening the pangs… Read More »
18042009184, originally uploaded by obblogatory. I took this nice little snap on my Nokia N79 camera phone. It worked out well, because I ran out of space on my memory card on my regular camera! Pretty handy but not 100% reliable. I lost a couple of snaps because I took the pictures too fast! But a good stopgap… Read More »
Cherry Blossom in February, originally uploaded by obblogatory. We took this photo yesterday in Sakura Alley. It was really pretty. Pity, I couldn’t stop the car and get out. Our battery was flat, so we had to keep the engine running until it recharged properly. That’s another story.
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