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I’m leaving China and it doesn’t mean a thing

It started with the oven. In Singapore in 2001 I bought a used Sharp R-8H50(B)T Rotisserie combination microwave and convection oven from my buddy, Tuck Wai, for S$200. Say what you will about the Sharp Corporation, which is struggling, but … Continue reading

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Imagethief gets Rectified

Over the years I’ve been invited to contribute to many group blogs. I’ve penned the odd piece or two, but in most cases I’ve declined the invitations. Even when I was blogging a lot –Remember those days? Think, George W. … Continue reading

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The best of the Imagethief archives restored at last

Since starting Imagethief in June, 2004 I’ve written about 1500 posts. Something like 1300 of them vanished from the Internet when a server hosting the pre-2010 version of Imagethief crashed catastrophically early last year. For about 1200 of those posts … Continue reading

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Death to the blogroll

The implosion of my previous template gave me an excuse to do something that I’ve wanted to do for a while: Kill the blogroll. There are still plenty of blogs out there that I read and respect. But, let’s face … Continue reading

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RSS is out of whack

So, if you’re actually visiting the site, you’ll see that it looks different. That’s because a template upgrade blew out the template I normally use, which may be the universe’s way of telling me something. Anyway, after getting the site … Continue reading

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The Sinica that wasn’t

If you’re wondering what happened to last week’s Sinica, it was eaten by Gremlins. Kaiser, Gady, Jeremy and I recorded a nice, tight show on a range of topics –Korea, crazybad, the Shanghai apartment fire, and the woman who was … Continue reading

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Oops

So it didn’t take long for my “restoring the archives” plan to run into trouble. Over the weekend I reposted this old post, but forgot to backdate it, immediately earning me a bunch of comments from readers who though had … Continue reading

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Restoring the archives, one post at a time

Our regular reader (that’s not a typo) will have noticed some recent pissing and moaning about the vanishing of the old Imagethief blog with the 2004-2009 archives. I have offline versions of the whole shebang, but I can’t really be … Continue reading

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It’s official: I’m an idiot

Some readers may have suspected as much, but now we have scientific confirmation. A couple of days ago I moaned about the loss of my 2009 posts, the only year that I didn’t archive before the server hosting the old … Continue reading

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Whatever happened to that Imagethief guy?

So, regular readers will have noticed that posting on this blog has been reduced to approximately zero over the past few weeks. I thought a bit of an explanation was in order, if only to forestall the stampede of people … Continue reading

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