Fire burn and caldron bubble.

Fire burn and caldron bubble.

Easier done than said   “They can’t even boil water.” Who hasn’t heard that said of someone they know who couldn’t comprehend the difference between a chef’s knife and a mixing bowl? Well, technology has made boiling water a rather easy process today. In fact,...
Grouses, Gripes and Other Miscellany

Grouses, Gripes and Other Miscellany

I’ve been travelling most of July and haven’t been able to conduct the research that is needed for an informative piece so, this month, it is grouses, gripes and other miscellany. In other words, it is a collection of opinions all of which are firmly held until I...
Steeped in Delusions and Other Bits and Pieces

Steeped in Delusions and Other Bits and Pieces

Excuses, Excuses This is a bloggers worst nightmare; I’ve run out of things to write about. Oh, I haven’t run out of ideas; I’ve plenty of those. I’ve just run out of up to date research. I write mainly about Taiwan and as I’ve noted previously, Taiwan is notoriously...
Stinky Tofu!

Stinky Tofu!

Epicurian delight Have you ever tried Taiwan’s “stinky tofu?” it’s usually deep-fried and is sold at night markets in most of Taiwan’s larger cities. It IS stinky and it IS an acquired taste; one that I have yet to master. Not certain I ever will; or really want to....

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