This Christmas I made some laser cut baubles, putting my rusty AutoCAD skill to use at last Made around 650 of them in total for the Christmas market and personalised orders. 22 meticulous design and A-Z. Anyway, here is hoping for a Merry Christmas and have a fantastic 2019! Cheers.
It is that time of the year again, Life Cycle time. The 4 days endurance ride covering up to 540km in Zhejiang province. We will be riding next week, from October 3rd to 6th. A much bigger riding team (18 cyclists) and a logistics team. Stay tuned for updates. In the meanwhile, here is a Read More
It was a wrap. This is the end of second year of the drawing circle, and I am happy to say that am glad I initiated the circle two years ago. Thank you for all sketchers, contributors and special thanks to James Johnson-Perkins for the music. I hope you all had a good time!! Links Read More
Map to the exhibition venue (an alley opposite Incity- Yinzhou district): “Visual brain spew in a collective sketchbook!” is what the Drawing Circle in a nutshell. SAVE THE DATE: 27 May 2017 at 6:30-8:30pm for the opening party. It is open to public and free admission, drinks can be purchase on the spot. Meet the sketchers Read More
The second year of Ningbo Local Drawing Circle is coming to an end soon. Similarly with last year, we will be exhibiting the work which has been produced by 12 sketchers + 1 montage work as an introduction to the second year. The plan is before the summer break starts, the opening party will be Read More
I cobbled together an overall map to show where the exhibition place (Da Bu Li Yuan) is and a more detailed map. It is not far from Shangrila Hotel, Ningbo. Please ask the taxi driver to drop you at Dabu Park (Dabu Gong Yuan), 48 Dabu Street (Dabu Jie). Jump off, go through the park Read More
Mark the date guys, October the 22nd! I have posted about the quirky establishment (click here) which will be the venue of the mini exhibition. Lovely lovely place downtown, perched in the middle of city’s hustle and bustle. The October 22nd is the opening party, and the drawings will be exhibited for the next two Read More
Life Cycle 6 China: Cycling for Education Equity. Yes we made it. University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC)’s provost Chris Rudd was accompanied by nine riders (including myself) and embraced 535km bicycle journey. Ended up with 560km at the end. What was the route? It was a tour of Zhejiang province: Ningbo- Shaoxing- Hangzhou- Zhuji- Tiantai- Sanmen-Ninghai- Read More
An article written by me about a fun afternoon introducing angklung, a traditional bamboo shaker instrument. Commonly found in South East Asia including Indonesia, we (GKI and Djas Merah) hoped that our audience enjoyed the sound of angklung. As Indonesian, I had a go since I was a little kid in elementary school. Please get in Read More
As part of the open day events, the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) where we currently based at, organised a Color Run. Mimicking the official event, staff and students were involved. Matt and I, we both were invited by the people from CRRC and did the run together with some of the CRRC employees who Read More
Hiya photography people! If you are in town this Sunday and fancy joining a photo walk in Nantang Old Street, please contact me. It’s been a while and the weather is forecasted to be sunny. We might want to check out the second phase which is recently completed. All types of cameras are welcomed, nothing Read More
Uni of Nottingham- Life Cycle 5 China’s registration is up, peeps! mark the date: 18 October 2015. route is the usual Dong Qian Lake loop via Park Hyatt loop. if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to be in touch, i can pass messages to Matt or contact other team members! biking for Read More
Hiya, Today has been a glorious day, the first sunny day after the typhoon. I was wandering around campus where we live, stumbled upon some fantastic scenery of scattered benches, playful light and shadows near the staff apartments. Absolutely gorgeous. So I thought, that will a next small project: documenting (bolted down) sitting spaces, particularly Read More
MAD (My Awesome Doctoral) Talk is organised by some doctoral degree students in UNNC to promote cross-disciplinary research environment. MAD Talk 5 “The use of sketches and mental imagery in the ideation process: A pilot study.” Abstract: The research focuses on exploration of the design process in the early design stage. Different modes of representation Read More
The third cycling and camping trip went really well. Selected pictures of the previous trip is here. On the trip last weekend we took one of our quadcopters, the F330. One of lots of videos is embedded (VPN is needed). Good fun, great time and fab company. Let us know if you are interested on more trips Read More
Postponed trip. If you wanted to join the cycling and camping trip, but found yourself engaged to other commitment this weekend; here is one for you: the trip has been postponed until next weekend (23-24 May 2015) due to the weather. Send queries to [email protected] for more info.