Rant: The Trials and Tribulations of Miss G

One of the things I like about living in Asia are the little perks we get from time to time. Some really entertaining work can come your way if you’re interested and you make yourself available. For example, in addition to being a full-time singer in China before moving to Taiwan, I’ve also done radio […]

Photo Moment: James Bond Island, Phang Nga Bay, Thailand

Phang Nga Bay, Thailand. Tourists will recognize this as James Bond Island, but locals know it as Ko Ping Kan. You guessed it. This is the island where Roger Moore and Christopher Lee filmed “The Man With The Golden Gun.” For more information, please visit Travel Thailand: James Bond Island in Phang Nga Bay.

Daddy’s Little Ice Princess

When I was a child, I was utterly captivated by the beautiful, pristine ice princesses of the professional ice skating world. I longed to learn how to skate. My parents bought my first pair of ice skates when I was five or six and my Dad taught me to skate. He did it at home […]

Thailand Photo Journal: The Grand Palace of the King

Stepping into the grounds of the Grand Palace in Bangkok is like stepping into another realm. Strange and beautiful mythical creatures and demons seem to jump from every corner. The air sparkles and shimmers with heat, humidity and fragrant incense. Every surface is encrusted with jewels and mosaic inlay. Treasures of indescribable nature are housed […]

A Letter To My Mother

Dear Mom, One of my first memories is of you and I collecting flowers together. We used to walk in the fields beside our house when I was a child and we collected flowers. You showed me how to press them in Nana’s flower press. You taught me about Black-Eyed Susans’ and Daisies that first […]

When I Was Knee-High to a Grasshopper

In many ways, I feel as though I’m revisiting my childhood by being back in Canada.  I’m in my childhood home again and have had the greatest fun exploring all our little nooks, crannies and not-so-secret forts.  I’ve unearthed childhood treasures and looked through scrapbooks, old school papers, art projects, high school mementos, lost pictures, […]

Of Goldwings and Midnight Meanderings

My fiance is obsessed with big motorcycles.  His first major purchase here in Taiwan was a Kymco Zing by Honda.  He spends hours on it.  Actually, we spend hours on it.  I won’t deny that having the bike has made our lives in Taiwan much easier.  Being on a bike allows us the mobility and opportunity to […]