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Spinning Karma

I’m so proud to share that Josh’s novel is published! It’s available for purchase through the publisher Camphor Press or at Amazon. Spinning Karma A reluctant American spiritual leader, A fake viral video, A media-driven propaganda war between America and China that spirals out of control. Spinning Karma is the East-Collides-With-West farce the world needs – and deserves – now. […]

Formosa Moon Year Anniversary!

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year since Josh and I’s book Formosa Moon was published. Ever the faster blogger, Josh has already written up an anniversary post here. In honor of Formosa Moon’s 1-year anniversary, we’re asking friends and readers in and out of Taiwan – to a little support behind the book, its authors, our publisher […]

Taiwanese Puppetry Article

Back in July I wrote an article about glove puppetry in Taiwan for Topics Magazine. I’m late posting it here but luckily you can still read it online. Local puppet troupes and my fave puppet museum are featured. Taiwanese Puppetry – Continuing a Rich Tradition

Sick in Singapore

Our Australia vacation was quite the adventure. And like any true adventure it had its highs and its lows. Since I’m a bad news first, good news second kind of gal I’ll cover the low part first. During the end of our time in Australia we both caught the flu from a friend. I fought it for several days but […]

Ghost Month Guest Post

Josh and I just got back from Australia and what a trip it was. Pictures of Oz soon but in the meantime I’m happy to announce that I got to write a guest blog post for Taiwan Scene again. This time it was on Ghost Month. Getting the Most from Ghost Month in Taiwan can be read here.

UNI Magazine Article

Taiwan’s Street Art Comes of Age For the May issue of UNI Air Magazine I wrote an article about street graffiti in Taiwan and featured artists Mr. Ogay and Rainbow Grandpa. I have loved street art for years so am particularly happy that I got to write an article focusing on the interesting twists Taiwan puts on the art form. […]

Topics Magazine and Photo of the Day

Last September I met Vanessa Tseng at the Taiwan International Beauty Show to interview her about her product the Formoonsa Cup. I reviewed the cup on my blog here. I wrote a feature about Vanessa’s company in the February edition of Topics Magazine. The article is called New Strides in Promoting Women’s Health and also includes a write up about […]