26 Jan, 2012 in Studies

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" was able to get a few positive responses, I sat down to quickly write down some of the sh*t people usually say to me about my PhD studies. […]

16 Mar, 2011 in Studies, Taipei
My Chih-Nan Temple fortune teller

There’s something comforting about putting your faith in the heavens and asking for guidance from the Gods. Though my background has made me over-skeptic and despite this not being of my religious background I find fortune telling and the ceremonies surrounding it quite magical. I have had close Taiwanese friends for whom I …

25 Oct, 2009 in HKUST
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This semester I’m taking a class at Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) every Friday. Before I started that class I was very annoyed with having to take a 1 hour ride on the bus+MTR in each direction every week, but now that over half the semester has passed by, I got to say that […]

18 Sep, 2007 in Studies, Taiwan

I’m currently starting my first week of school in NCKU at Tainan on the southern part of Taiwan, supported by the Taiwan scholarship. The Taiwan scholarship offers 30,000NT$ per month for students for a period of 3 years. Usually, when I tell my Taiwanese friends about this scholarship and that I’m studying in Tainan, the response […]

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