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 »
Dinner That Stings
Here’s an awesome pic taken by my colleague, Jori, of the (in)famous scorpion dish available a...
The big travel circle that took me to Los Angeles and through Montreal on the way back is now comple...
Minimal Techno… In Shanghai?!
Shanghai just got a hell of a lot cooler… And I’m not even talking about the weather! If...
My goodness. It’s like an epiphany! I just learned an acronym that defines me: Westerner With ...
For some reason, I have always thought of myself as a lazy person. When I have a day off, it’s...
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 »