Tag Archives: Sanzhi 三芝

Spring has Sprung @ Sanzhi 三芝!

Yes, the cherry blossom is finally out, the azaleas too, and the swallows are back and starting nest-building.  The local council has planted 17,000 cherry blossom trees around and about, and after a slow start, yes they’re out.  Even more … Continue reading

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Only at Night ~ Sanzhi’s New Bridge!

Yes, we have a new bridge at Sanzhi 三芝 over the Balien River, opened at the end of December.  The bridge goes nowhere other than to a field over the river – and if you only come in the day, … Continue reading

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Advent Word, Day 7 ‘play’

Day 7 #play #扮演 Saturday December 3 ‘Our Society’s rule states that “as our faith matures we come to recognize Christ’s hidden presence everywhere.” That’s because a maturing faith is paradoxically childlike. It is marked by openness to new ideas, points … Continue reading

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Red Sky at Night….

Tis a Shepherd’s Delight (or maybe a Sailor’s Delight)…. This was Qianshuiwan (淺水灣), Sanzhi, this evening after a gloriously sunny weekend! Yes, it really was this red!

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Mini Sunflowers in Sanzhi!

Yes there’s a whole patch of mini sunflowers growing on a corner of the road out in the middle of nowhere here in Sanzhi 三芝 and they look spectacular.  On this dull day, they really brighten up the place! I … Continue reading

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Rain, rain and more rain!

A whole week of rain, and the rivers are full!  I’ve never seen so much water in our local river at Sanzhi as on Monday, when the rain stopped a little, enough for me to take a look. Usually this … Continue reading

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And the roof has fallen in!

Just up the road here in Sanzhi 三芝 is the childhood home of Lee Teng-Hui, President of Taiwan from 1988-2000.  Until yesterday it was a very quaint old house, still part of an active community. But then came torrential rains … Continue reading

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