Just to keep you up to date: I have now signed my offer letter from Ubisoft’s Montreal studio, and will move back to Montreal this fall. The actual date is still under consideration… It should be around October.Read More »
The Year of the Rooster is here! Once again, Spring Festival this year reminded me how much of a bla...
Julie, a young Quebecoise currently backpacking around Southeast Asia, reacted yesterday to my post ...
The Mysterious Case of the Japanese Screwdriver
As a producer, my role is to allow my team to do their job unhindered; to get the details out of the...
So I went to Microfabrique. And I’m saddened to report that it sucked. Allow me to rant a litt...
Shanghai Short Stories
Hey! Again, sorry for slacking on the blog front. I’ve been working hard, mostly, and re-adjus...
The Small World of Expatriates
Here’s a sample of a conversation I had with a guy called Phil yesterday, at a colleague’s party: Phil: “It’s so weird. Every expat seems to know each other here in Shanghai.” Me: “I know! I used to be jealous ...Read More »
One Small Electronic Miracle
Remember my atrocious evening at Microfabrique last February? At that time, I had sworn off the electronic music scene in Shanghai, disgusted by people forcing me off a table because I wouldn’t pay 1000 RMB in alcohol, so that morons ...Read More »
Comfort from the Eggplane
Yesterday, I went and investigated a new convenience store one street corner away from the studio. The small, welcoming place is called 飞蛋 (“Fei Dan“), which can only be translated as “Eggplane”. Very weird. When I asked the girl at ...Read More »
西施 Misses Helene
Boy, I think I don’t spend enough time with our cat 西施 (Xi Shi)… She’s obviously missing Helene, who is currently in Thailand enjoying sunshine and quiet. Yesterday, when I got back home around midnight, the phone was off the ...Read More »