I came across this video a few days ago. Will.i.am, founding member and frontman of Black Eyed Peas, produced it because he was inspired by Barack Obama’s New Hampshire Primary speech. Continue reading
It’s snowing again! I thought this will all STOP after last week’s biggest snow storm of this year. It is after all March: birds should be chipping; flowers should be blooming, because spring should be coming!
I loved the snow when I was little. I think they are fluffy, pure and dreamy. Since Taiwan does not snow. So I got those impressions from storybooks and movies. Imagine my excitement when I know I am moving to Toronto, a city that actually snows every winter!
However, my fluffy and dreamy version of the snow started to shutter when all the shovelling started.
To celebrate the foreseeable snow day, my siblings and I watched the “Bee Movie” last night.
The protagonist, Barry B. Benson, is a bee who just graduated from college and is disillusioned with his sole career choice: making honey. Wanting to discover more and make his life meaningful, he flies out of his hive and begin his adventure.
It is actually a light-hearted, cute little cartoon, but I was really into it from the beginning. I was really into it, because I can relate to Barry B. Benson. I can feel his anxiety about the beginning of his career and future. Continue reading
As much as I’ve tried, it’s been hard to avoid the Edison Chen sex-photo scandal for the past few weeks. The story has dominated headlines and gossip circles in the Hong Kong and Taiwan media (MAINSTREAM media, I must add). It even made it to the Toronto Star’s World section few days ago.
This is my first Chinese New Year in Canada. I don’t really miss it much, except for the long vacation and family gathering. I lived in Taipei (Capital city of Taiwan) all my life, so Chinese New Year means a long relaxing vacation, which includes a lot eating and a family trip abroad. My family and friends don’t really participate in any traditional ritual associated with Chinese New Year.