Tuesday, July 31, 2012

There's an empty space inside my heart

Radiohead @ Nangang Exhibition Centre, Taipei 25.07.2012

 Radiohead @ Nangang Exhibition Centre, Taipei 25.07.2012

I did not plan to go for their Taipei gig but due to some unpredictable reasons, I got the chance to go (thanks secret j).

I actually feel quite blank about the gig.  Don't get me wrong, it was a very exciting and brilliant gig.  There were some touching moments and vibrant moments and I began to like The King of Limbs after the gig (as I was not that into this album before).  Magpie, Feral and Little by Little were much more powerful in live.  But the more I tried hard to memorize every lovely moment of it, the more it slipped away easily.  The night was just too fast, too short for me.  Of course it was not short at all for it lasted for almost 2 hours but, yes, I was always greedy and insatiable.

Radiohead was a very personal band to many people and I am one of them. There is always an empty space inside my heart for them.  Maybe that explains why I feel so blank when I have to share it with thousands people.  Having said that, I am still hoping to have the 6th counter with them in London this October but my financial condition tells me that it is very unlikely.

In Rainbow
How coincident! Rainbow over Nangang Exhibtion Centre.  

There was simply "too much" sunshine in Taipei.  Initial plan was to go to the middle part or eastern part of the island but finally I just idled away in Taipei (cos' I was paralysed by the sunshine and the heat).  I declare that I should only go to Taiwan in winter.  But it is still a good place. Good people and good food everywhere.

Monday, July 16, 2012

finished product

The sample shown on the package of the wool is much more cute, mine is not that cute.  It looks stressful and confused, like me.
finished product

I like needle felt as it doesn't require any skill.  My mind would just go blank in this mechanical action of needling.  Be a robot can be boring, but it can also be a relaxing spaced out, except some occasional woken up by the bloody and mindless stings.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

unfinished business

got a pack of wool again, humm.... i actually do not have much spare time after work but i still love to waste time on making junks.

Friday, July 06, 2012


Overwhelmed by routines and trivial troubles, totally uninspired.  It was strange that I did not make any entry about my (not so) recent trip and also the (not so) recent gigs, for those were the things that I always liked to flaunt write about here. My change is intriguing, maybe I become more mature and modest, or maybe I'm really half-dead that even vanity does not appeal to me.

It was absolutely unintentional to catch the last train, I mean, to catch the last glimpse of the Girls.  I did not expect Girls would call it a day so soon so sudden, though people may say so long as Christopher Owens is still making music, it doesn't matter if there is Girls or not.  But I still wish Chris had stayed in the Girls, for his rare androgynous temperament of fragility and sensitivity, his bestowal of series of flowery memories, it's perfect for Chris to have the alternate name as Girls.  Oh it's all history now, anyway it's just my two pennies worth.

My hometown is as depressing as ever.  Flew from the land celebrating its diamond jubilee to land mourning the June Forth anniversary (and that mournful atmosphere extended to the July 1 anniversary), from the very high to the very low.  I numbed myself in work, in routines and now involuntarily in the trivial troubles.  It's like the totem spin in inception, never stops.

london is .... always some nice surprise around the corner, i suppose i'm not yet tired of it (so i'm not yet tired of my life :)   )