Joseph Ku's Graphic Design Blog

Chapter 5 – Believes and Career

October 25, 2009 | 1,739 views

Chapter 5 – Believes and Career

Pansy Wong MP and her husband, Sammy Wong spotted Yiyi’s potential as a politician and convinced her that she should put her name forward as a candidate for last year’s Christchurch local body elections. Yiyi accepted the challenge, for she viewed the election being not only for herself but also for all of the Chinese […]

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Chapter 4 – Tertiary Education

October 25, 2009 | 1,766 views

Chapter 4 – Tertiary Education

We became Buddhists one year after we came to New Zealand. Mom and Yiyi have always been very devoted and Yiyi especially finds the Buddhist chants fascinating. She has been exploring the possibilities of using Buddhist instruments and chants in her musical compositions and has successfully given concerts of her works. Mom and I were […]

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Moeraki Boulders – Oamaru New Zealand

October 25, 2009 | 3,504 views

Moeraki Boulders – Oamaru New Zealand

Moeraki Boulders – Oamaru New Zealand One place to visit if you come to the South Island New Zealand, simply amazing! Just a couple of hours drive south from Christchurch [map], amazing huge spherical stone formations, largest to be up to 3 meters in diameter and several tons in weight. They scatter along the Koekohe […]

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Li-shan Mountain Taiwan (Formosa)

October 25, 2009 | 2,931 views

Li-shan Mountain Taiwan (Formosa)

This photo was taken in Li-shan mountain Taiwan, in the northern central part. This place is also known as little Switzerland, as you can see that it has an European feel to it. I took this photo while thunder and lightening were metres around me, the clouds rolled very quickly across the chapel for me to snap this mystical shot!

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Chapter 3 – Learning English

October 25, 2009 | 1,909 views

Chapter 3 – Learning English

After what seemed like the happiest time of my life, it was time to go back to school, only this time it was worse because I had little English. At first it was like a Panda trying to talk to a Kiwi bird, with question marks popping up comically. It was frustrating but nevertheless, an […]

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Chapter 2 – Setting New Roots

October 24, 2009 | 1,958 views

Chapter 2 – Setting New Roots

We had five heavy suitcases with us and each of us carried a small handbag. I even carried my own tennis racket on my back. By the looks of our heavy loads of luggage it was quite obvious that we were going to stay for a long time, wherever our destination was. I was thirteen […]

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Chapter 1 – The unknown

October 24, 2009 | 1,924 views

Chapter 1 – The unknown

Very soon our home was going to be somewhere down south, 9000 kilometres away from everything we knew. At 20 kilometres a day, it would take us nearly a year and half to walk that far. Even from the relative comfort of an aircraft, we faced a journey into the unknown, and were full of curiosity and excitement.

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Timber flooring DIY

October 24, 2009 | 4,166 views

Timber flooring DIY

Thinking of laying timber floor yourself? This is good money saver and will give you a rewarding feeling when it is done! You don't need to be a carpenter, but will need some careful planing to get the job done right. Getting the right tools, and careful preparation is important, please be sure to get all the materials and tools ready before starting. Materials and tools can be easily obtained from local hardware stores. Read on...

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Arthemia designed by Michael Hutagalung

October 24, 2009 | 1,821 views

Arthemia designed by Michael Hutagalung

This website utilizes the base template designed by Michael Hutagalung at www.colorlabsproject.com. We have looked for an ideal website CMS for a long time, and after some careful trials, we have chosen WordPress to be our site engine. The arthemia template came up on google search, after seeing the demo of this template in action, […]

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10 reasons why you should have a website

October 18, 2009 | 1,542 views

10 reasons why you should have a website

Give me 10 reasons why I need a website? Hardest working department of your business 24/7. A website is your gateway to the world; it reaches to people online searching for the products or services you are offering. Informs your existing or potential customers’ latest news on your products or services. A well designed website […]

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Welcome to my studio

October 18, 2009 | 1,386 views

Welcome to my studio

We are currently upgrading our website with new information! We are utilizing WordPress 2.8.5 as our site engine – state of the arts popular CMS and Blogging system.  We aim to provide more site contents than just our products and services, to include a lot more useful and interesting information. There will be 5 main […]

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Top 10 Plugins for WordPress

October 5, 2009 | 2,339 views

Top 10 Plugins for WordPress

It has been a couple of weeks since we explored into the world of WordPress; implementing plugins to my WP install has been a fun adventure. There are virtually thousands of wordpress plugins available, covering a diverse range of categories. Below are some of the ones we find useful. #1.  Contact form 7 Author: Takayuki […]

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