Monthly Archives: January 2012

Out Of The Blue, A Telephone Call

Sitting in Saint’s Alps teahouse, a taiwanese bubble tea and noodle chain restaurant, waiting for Rockstar to work excess energy off in Playtown chaperoned by Kings and my inlaws, my phone rings. I don’t recognize the number, and after staring … Continue reading

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Rockstarism #187 – Chinese Zodiac Animals

#187 Rockstar: Mum. Is today still the year of the dragon? Me: Yes. Rockstar: What about tomorrow? Me: It’s going to be the year of the dragon til the next CNY… Did you learn about the animals in the Chinese … Continue reading

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Language lessons, heritage questions

My father in law often bemoans Rockstar’s lack of grasp of Hakka, and speaking not a stitch of the dialect myself, I recently came up with what I thought was a best effort at trying to facilitate some learning of … Continue reading

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