July 30th, 2016| Volcanic Sands

  Broken Clouds, 36°C Cijin Beach The weather is quite good today so we decided to go to the beach really early before it got too hot. Cinjin beach has fine black sand. it's called the black sand beach obviously. I'm not sure why the sand Is black. I guess maybe it's got something to … Continue reading July 30th, 2016| Volcanic Sands


July 29th, 2016 | Mops & the Universe.

Scattered Clouds, 36°C Kaohsiung This morning visiting my mother-in-law in the hospital. Alexander and my father-in-law are with me. Mother-in-law looks quite weak. My guess is that they have got her on some very strong antibiotics. On my to-do list today I need to make copies of all of Alexander's medical reports so we can … Continue reading July 29th, 2016 | Mops & the Universe.

July 28th, 2016 | Oblivious to oblivion.

Broken Clouds, 31°C Kaohsiung Another Thursday. Finished work at 630pm and got home about 830pm to hear that my mother in law has sepsis. It doesn't sound good. My wife is staying overnight in hospital with her. I urged my wife to have some good conversation with her while she can. I fear it may … Continue reading July 28th, 2016 | Oblivious to oblivion.

July 27th, 2016 | City Mouse & Country Mouse

Scattered Clouds, 35°C Kaohsiung At home today with my son Alexander today is my day off of course. It is another quite good sunny day. I really like the weather in Kaohsiung. It's much like my hometown in Austrailia. I spent the first seven years living in Taipei, Taiwan. And I lived in different localities … Continue reading July 27th, 2016 | City Mouse & Country Mouse

July 22nd, 2016 | Sunrises & Sunsets

Broken Clouds, 32°C Kaohsiung Another Friday has arrived. I worked yesterday for six and a half hours. Today is my day off, of course. Weather is really nice today. Oh but there's still a little bit of humidity. It was Chia's 30th birthday on Tuesday and my mother sent some money via Western Union. We've … Continue reading July 22nd, 2016 | Sunrises & Sunsets