Posts Tagged ‘Taiwan’

Cimu Motherly Devotion Bridge Taroko Gorge, Tawian

Gorging in Taroko, Taiwan

I’ve written before about my love for Taiwan, one of the few destinations that I’ve ever visited with few preconceptions or expectations.  I guess, if anything, I expected to find a lot of factories stamping “Made in Taiwan” on to plastic toys. Because I vaguely recall that the Barbie dolls I shaved and tattooed as a child  came […] Read more…

Tea Eggs

Cracking up over Tea Eggs

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king’s horses and all the king’s men couldn’t put Humpty together again. Which is no frickin’ surprise really, given that horses don’t have opposable thumbs. Luckily for Raffles, who also had a great fall over the weekend, we didn’t rely on […] Read more…

Barbie Cafe, Taipei

Tripping the light fanplastic in Taipei

As a child I, like most little girls, had a Barbie. She was tall and pert and pretty with her drag queen make-up and big bouffy head of blonde hair… which I hacked off before brutally mummifying her anatomically impossible body in small strips of gauze for a school project on Ancient Egypt. I didn’t […] Read more…