Today I made the mistake of buying an ebook with Digital Rights Management. For the uninformed, DRM is an attempt to prevent piracy on ebooks by placing the file in a lock-and-key system. Continue reading
When Portuguese sailors first caught sight of Taiwan’s main island, they called it Ilha Formosa—Beautiful Island. It’s climate is a mix of tropical and subtropical climates, depending on where, exactly, you are, and is prone to hot, muggy weather, sudden downpours, and a severe lack of snow.
Last night, inspired by Typhoon Soudelor beating my apartment’s windows with 100km/h gusts, I clicked “publish” on La Sylphide.
You can check it here!
Wait a minute, you say. Typhoon Soudelor? I thought you were in Canada.
An astute observation! I moved across … Continue reading
Yep, it’s that time of year again — the time I post a series of nationalistic images full of red and white flags, happy people, and sparkly lights.
So, I graduated last week, and I have the cap and gown to prove it.
Hey there, long time no see!
I’m finally free from school–just waiting for the last batch of grades to come in–and I’m set for graduation this June. Hooray! I get to throw a rented hat around and get an expensive piece of paper!
In other news, I’m back to my irregularly … Continue reading
The author has been called into overtime at her day job. La Sylphide will resume on Tuesday.
Here’s a pretty photo for your troubles.
Right now, China is a warzone. Smoke blows over the country, smothers her largest, most populated cities. Her streets are coated with ash and dust, strewn with debris. At night, loud bangs concuss through every populated mile and the horizon glows with the cumulative effect of several hundred explosions. The noise is so … Continue reading