Holiday in the Sun

11.27.2017 by Mark Forman

Just got through first big holiday of the double whammy holiday season that has been my life for the last 30 years. Today is actually my 30th year anniversary of living in Taiwan. Not a big holiday fan do to the synthetic nature of holidays topped off by their usually being co-opted by commerce to […]


I’m Coming Out

09.27.2013 by Mark Forman
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The whole blogging scene is so different than when I started this as audio podcast blog back in the last decade. Social media activity has taken over much of the energy and impact of blogging. It's still nice to have a dedicated site and curated space to call my own though. Still very pleased on […]


We All Danced Together

03.05.2013 by Mark Forman
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Some songs while not necessarily the a favorite or even a regular on your playlist still take on a significance of epic proportion in your life's soundtrack. They can serve as an instant reality check whenever you hear them. One such song is Lee Michaels-Do You Know What I Mean? Lee's song qualifies him for one hit […]


Staircase to Tomorrow

06.21.2009 by Mark Forman
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Sun Moon Lake is one of my favorite spots in Taiwan. It's in the foothills of Taiwan's Central Mountain range so there is already a nice mountain drive to get there. It is also Taiwan's largest lake. The scenery is great and it is being enhanced (ruined) by progress (greed) daily. This site is promoted […]


Moshang-Stone Bell

11.10.2008 by Mark Forman

Yes it's true folks-Taiwan's favorite Sound Jeweler(from Capetown, SA) has a new musical work: Stone Bell. So new in fact that the mp3 is still wet so I couldn't listen at blog time 😀 . Jean (Moshang's off-stage name) asked me to use my photo above for his cover art so I said, "Yes!" How […]