20 Mar, 2015 in Blogging

How time flies. Ten years ago today, March 20th 2005, I left my home country for an unknown adventure to roam around the world. At the time, people who knew me found it hard to imagine me as a long-term traveler, and I would joke that I’ll probably be back in a …

6 Feb, 2012 in Blogging
Sh*t People Say to Bloggers

In the spirit of the lovely trend of "Shit girls say…" or "Shit people say…" and seeing that my "Sh*t Hong Kong People Say to White Guys" and "Sh*t People Say to PhD Students" were able to get a few positive responses, I sat down to quickly write down some of the sh*t people usually […]

26 Dec, 2011 in Yearly summaries
My 2011 : Year Summary

So what did 2011 look like? to me, this was a year of general stability compared with previous years. As I enter my third year of PhD and in Hong Kong, things have become strangely familiar and oddly routine, which is something I was sort-of looking forward to after years of moving around and …

10 May, 2010 in Blogging
2 weeks tech hosting nightmare

It’s been a 2 weeks nightmare. In the 6 years that I’ve been blogging and running websites, I’ve never experienced anything quite like what I went through with my hosting company in the last 2 weeks. The catastrophe included all possible things that could go wrong meshed into one long incident, which has resulted in […]

30 Dec, 2009 in Blogging, Yearly summaries
Summary of Fili’s World year 2009

2009 is about to close, 2010 awaits. For those interested, here are a few stats about Fili’s World – the blog- for the year 2009. Over the last year I wrote 205 blog posts, averaging a post every 1.75 days, which is surprising with the insane work load I’ve had. …

17 Jan, 2009 in Blogging, Yearly summaries
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Happy (/+Chinese) new year! It’s very difficult to summarize a blogging year. I started going through last year’s posts, but as there are hundreds of them, it seemed very time consuming. So I’ll take the easy path and share some stats. Over the last year I wrote over 250 posts, averaging a post …

4 Sep, 2007 in Taiwan

Are you a foreigner living in southern Taiwan? then I’m guessing you have a difficult time finding information in English about what’s going on. Foreigners in Taipei have a relatively easy life with established communities and Taiwan portals such as Forumosa and Tealit, but as far as I can tell after a month of living […]

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