Bamboo's News

Fashion designer criticised for conveying insensitive message

28 year old fashion designer Philipp Patrick Plein couldn’t contain the urge to vent his frustration over the Chinese textile industry. A line bound to provoke was printed on a T-shirt in the company’s collection.

Author: Mr. Bamboostick
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Volunteers wanted for the Beijing Olympics 2008

BOCOG recruiting volunteers via the web, enrolment possible until March 2008.

Author: Mr. Bamboostick
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Bambulletin

True (karmic?) Story

What a strange day… And funny how some things are connected.

Author: Mr. Bamboostick
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My own YOURLS server up and running

yue.se URL shortener logoSince I thought shortening each and every web address using the usual suspects is slightly boring I just set up my own URL shrinker and it works like a charm.

Author: Mr. Bamboostick
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Room 101

Happy new one. It’s the year 101 for the Republic of China — And my greatest fear are Dalmatians…

Author: Mr. Bamboostick
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Sincerely yours…

When reading a formal letter in German with a group of students in December we got side-tracked to a German song by Die Fantastischen Vier whose lyrics were made up entirely of abbreviations: «MfG»
I took this opportunity to translate the song’s vocabulary into Chinese — not an easy task, considering all the ambiguity in the chorus.

Author: Mr. Bamboostick
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A Book at Bedtime

This sketch is probably one of the best metaphors out there to describe mankind’s current ability to read the universe. Let’s all come together like these brave girls and boys and make some sense of it.

Author: Mr. Bamboostick
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Stuck in Pasoul's Bottleneck

Usually bartenders in Taipei clubs don’t keep you waiting excessively long for your drink but last night I got stuck in a bottleneck while I was merely trying to quench my thirst.

Author: Mr. Bamboostick
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Meet Mr. Bamboostick, the Desperado of Job Hunting

I am currently seeking employment in Taiwan or Singapore and my quest takes all but a satisfying course. Every once in a while I come across job ads that scream for my response… just for the hell of it.

Author: Mr. Bamboostick
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15% off all shirts until 23rd Nov

Discount at my shop. Until 23rd November, it’s fifteen percent off all shirts with this voucher key: NOVEMBERAKTION

Author: Mr. Bamboostick
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They call me…

They call me Mr. Bamboostick
I’m not just a toothpick
Isch des net lustig?

Author: Mr. Bamboostick
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