On May 24, 2012, Liao Huey-chin (廖惠慶) and her siblings won the auction for a house in Beipu, Hsinchu County. The owner, Taiwan Cooperative Bank, had returned it to the market after nearly 50 years.
As ancient as traditional Chinese brush paintings may be, a modern concept of this black-and-white art is being practiced by a man over 70 years old, dwelling deep in the mountains of Pingshi, New Taipei City.
For an artist, rejection is a painful yet critical part of the creative process. It may sting at first, but it hones the strongest elements of an idea and drives the impulse within the artist to bring it forward.
For those who haven't noticed, real-life room escape games (密室脫逃) have recently risen to become a popular pastime among people who enjoy mystery and adventure.
Andrew Chou (周立銘) first surfaced on Taiwan's pop landscape as Machi Didi: the youngest member of Machi, Jeffrey Huang's (黃立成) hip-hop crew.
How lucky it is for someone to find their true calling in a job they are passionate about.