Renegade Writings

The collected writings of a Renegade Tourist

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Tracing the river

A couple of weeks ago I was in a camping gear store looking for something when a man came up to me and asked something. I couldn’t really give him a proper answer but we started chatting and soon enough… Continue Reading →

Shuiyun Falls 11:20 am

The two fishermen on the beach warn us that the current is strong but I ignore them and follow my friend as he steps into the water. A few steps out the river bed drops away abruptly and I sink… Continue Reading →

Fictionalizing the News No. 9: The Sex Offender

Fictionalizing is a writing exercise I set myself where I take a news article, normally a less important story from the local news, and use it as a basis for a short story. Although the story has a basis in… Continue Reading →

The Final(?) Taiwan Advice Post

Over the last few months I have written a couple of advice posts for living in Taiwan that you can find them here, here and here. Apparently, three posts was not enough to cover all the subjects I wanted write… Continue Reading →

Revisiting the Abandoned Amusement Park Temple

About two years ago Renegade Wife and I visited an old amusement park that had been turned into a Buddhist temple. There were some parts of the park that we didn’t have time to visit and I’ve always wanted to… Continue Reading →

Fictionalizing the News No. 8: The Bomb Scare

Fictionalizing the News is a writing exercise I set myself where I take a news article and turn it into a short story. Though the following story is based in real events I do not purport to be telling the… Continue Reading →

The Museums of Yokohama

My mom is part of an international women’s organization called  Zonta which organized a big conference in Yokohama this summer. My mom was going as a delegate for her club in Sweden and my dad was going with her. Since… Continue Reading →

Further knowledge for living in Taiwan

little while ago I posted two articles on useful knowledge for living in Taiwan, you can find them here and here. Turns out that I have more knowledge rattling around in my head than can be crammed into two posts… Continue Reading →

A Reflection On Human Nature

For the last few months the city government have been redecorating (is that the correct word here?) one of the parks near my house. The have added some fancy looking street lights, made new walkways and put up new fences… Continue Reading →

New Moon Beach, 5:36 pm

The sun has just started to set, it’s noticeably lower in the sky but still bright and warm, shining right at me. My hat shields my face from its rays but I can feel its warmth on my bare chest…. Continue Reading →

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