Gavin Whyte is the author of The Girl with the Green-Tinted Hair, Happiness & Honey and Waiting for Wings.
Wednesday, 27 August 2014
All day long I’m surrounded by people speaking Mandarin and Taiwanese. It’s beautiful, but at the moment I can only pick out certain words – therefore, whole sentences remain non-existent – therefore, I haven’t got a clue what anybody’s saying. But, still, it’s beautiful. I was stood at my bedroom window with a cup of tea and could hear one of my Taiwanese flat mates on the phone to a friend.