Tag Archives: Friendship

Time to Say Thank-You’s and Goodbyes on New Year’s Eve

This past week began with Christmas 2015 and the year of 2016 is just around the corner, ushering in another 12 months of new beginnings, new hopes and dreams. Many of my blog readers know that I have a habit … Continue reading

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Eating In and Out in Taiwan (3): A Foodie’s Paradise (台灣美食)

Naturally, one cannot visit Taiwan without sampling her many culinary offerings. Small Taiwan may be, yet the choices of foods are plenty and seemingly limitless, as I discovered during my recent visit. Before I went, I sort of expected that … Continue reading

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Memories of My First Trip to #Taiwan (1)

It’s been a dream come true for me to visit Taiwan. When I was a little girl, I often heard about Taiwan, from the radio and from newspapers. Taiwan, back then, was just a very vague idea, a little island … Continue reading

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My Tribute to James Thompson: A Fine Noir Writer I Admire, A Mentor and Friend I Shall Miss

I have never met Jim in person. Yet I know him, and he knew me. Jim and I first ‘met’ on GoodReads in a group called Scandinavian and Nordic Crime Fiction, around this time in 2011. Since then, we have … Continue reading

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