Copyright Infringement

Viv Fischinger’s portrait by Mareen Fischinger, which was used by a Swedish political party without her consent.

One of the photographers I really like is Mareen Fischinger. There are a few reasons. She is from Germany, and I was born from Germany. And she took the best pictures of her sister Viv, which are now pretty famous. Famous enough to be featured on German TV.

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Psych (USA) And Other Opinions On Crime Shows And RPGs

The outside of the HSR Hsinchu (located in Jhubei) station. Taken with a Nikon D200 and a 18-35mm lens on the 16th of January 2007. Part of the HSR Series 2.

I haven’t yet commented on the current season of Psych on USA. I might have commented on the pilot that was released over 6 months ago. This show is nothing incredible, however it does fill an excellent gap in the crime shows; the ones with a bit of comedy injected into them.

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24S06E06 (Fox)

The outside of the HSR Hsinchu (located in Jhubei) station. Taken with a Nikon D200 and a 18-35mm lens on the 16th of January 2007. Part of the HSR Series 2.

After interrogating Graem, Bauer finds out that his father was involved in recycling the plutonium of nuclear weapons into fissile material for nuclear powered reactors. One of the people involved, Darren McCarthy, stole the nukes. Philip Bauer, Jack’s dad, is heading a strike team to get them back.

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24S06E05 (Fox)

The outside of the HSR Hsinchu (located in Jhubei) station. Taken with a Nikon D200 and a 18-35mm lens on the 16th of January 2007. Part of the HSR Series 2.

After learning that 4 more tactical nuclear devices, the so-called soviet suitcase nukes, have been purchased by Abu Fayed, the trail leads to Jack Bauer’s father.

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Adult Conversation / IELTS Class

The outside of the HSR Hsinchu (located in Jhubei) station. Taken with a Nikon D200 and a 18-35mm lens on the 16th of January 2007. Part of the HSR Series 2.

Things went pretty well with this lesson plan. Most of the students enjoyed participating in this exercise. It is a great way to get them all involved and works best with around 6 students. The fear questionnaire also works great.

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Today’s Classes

 

Les Plaines d’Abraham in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Taken on the 23rd of June 2006 during the St-Jean-Baptiste Fete with a Sony Cybershot DSC-P93 5.1 MP camera. Part of the Quebec City Lights Series.

Today, I am working at the adult English school and I plan on doing a few things. I had prepared some material from last week, which I plan on using with my Monday night class as well.

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The Weekend Of Work / Rancho Relaxo

 

The parliament of Quebec in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Taken on the 23rd of June 2006 during the St-Jean-Baptiste Fete with a Sony Cybershot DSC-P93 5.1 MP camera. Part of the Quebec City Lights Series.

I left work very quickly on Friday afternoon. The wife was biking home on her new bike and I waited for her at the door of the garage. We went up and I grabbed a bite to eat before I headed off on my scooter to the train station of Hsinchu.

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1st Day Of Vacation

 

The giant escalator in the HSR Hsinchu (located in Jhubei) station. Taken with a Nikon D200 and a 18-35mm lens on the 16th of January 2007. Part of the HSR Series 2.

I have managed to find multiple solutions to my problem, one of them was to go to my adult language school a bit early and work a few minutes from there. It seems so stupid that I can no longer do this easily from home, but I can adapt.

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Blocked From Taiwan

Walking in downtown Quebec City, Quebec, on the 23rd of June 2006. Part of the Quebec City Lights Series.

Well…

I have spent the last few days in a strange state.

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A Good Reason To Stop Using Flickr

The Red General in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Taken with a Nikon D200 and a 18-35mm lens on the 25th of January 2007. Part of the Red General Series 1.

From kottke.org, here is a great reason for stopping to use Flickr.

Flickr is more editorially controlled than Fotolog. The folks who run Flickr subtly and indirectly discourage poor quality photo contributions. Yes, upload your photos, but make them good. And the community reinforces that constraint to the point where it might seem restricting to some. Fotolog doesn’t celebrate excellence like that…it’s more about the social aspect than the photos.

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