To Freedom

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這本書沒有英譯書名,因此今天休息不寫英文版本日記。

在《柏林繼續叛逆:寫給自由》裡,陳思宏佇立於柏林,從歷史、社會、自己三個不同角度出發,書寫屬於叛逆與自由的故事;每一篇文章總有些什麼打動我心,因此三不五時需要停下,抽張衛生紙,拭淚。如果說上一本書《叛逆柏林》讓我更了解德國、愛上柏林,那這本新作所帶來的,則早已遠超過那些輕淺的喜歡與認識,而是更接近於思想上全面的洗禮。

隨著指尖翻閱書頁,我問自己,還想要什麼?想要去哪裡?該朝何方努力?能創造怎樣的改變?

My HTC Incredible S

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I knew that it’s very stupid to scan the mobile but just wanted to make a record. These few days thanks for this old smart phone, HTC Incredible S S710e, which made our actors/actresses could get on a famous TV show. It’s probably the first time I typed so many words through WhatsApp after having a smart phone… I love you, my phone!!

把手機掃描真的超蠢的,不過實在是想為了我的老舊HTC Incredible S做個紀錄。最近這幾天感謝有它,所以成功地敲成了型男大主廚的通告,喜悅無法言喻;而這大概也是我擁有智慧型手機以來,第一次用WhatsApp傳了這麼多這麼多的訊息啊…我愛你,親愛的HTC手機!

Saving Mr. Banks & August: Osage County

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These two names are not related at all. I put them together just because they were part of my life today. Ella and I met at a famous Hong Kong restaurant at East Area for lunch. It’s really joyful that we could meet and talk in Taipei after leaving Göttingen. What’t more important is that we are somehow still connected and could support each other’s dream. Thank you for being with me while I had to put some DMs of our theater’s new play — August: Osage County, to Eslite bookstores today. It’s soooo nice to see you today, my dear, Ella.

To recall this day, I actually had a lot of talks with old friends. I went back to Ogilvy for a short stop and had some conversations, both inspiring and boring ones. It’s still a place fulled with super brilliant ideas and suck things. Then Kelly and I finally got another chance to watch a movie together on a regular day. ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ is an introspective movie which made two excellent actors, Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks, telling a legendary but also simple sad story. I think there will be some more to think about few days later but let’s call it a day now.

Get Angelia & Pets!!

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Today was so perfect!! Finally I got my two-day break and slept for long enough. Moreover, the weather was nice and had a very comfortable time with Infong for almost a day. It all started from the gramophone record of Silver Mt Zion and followed by Angelia & Pets’s bag. Everything seems to be just happened and fitted my desired. Specially thanks for Infong because of his generosity and love, that the night could end in a good beef noodle restaurant with the Japanese ice cream corn of 7-11 and smooth dark chocolate cake :)

仔細想想,今天實在是挺完美的。總算是盼到了連休兩天的日子,然後一口氣睡到飽,配上能在如此舒服的天氣下和陳先生幾乎共度一天,實在非常幸福。從午後黑膠唱盤中傾洩而出的錫安山開始,然後是總算買的想要的Kido後背包,一切彷彿是腦中想要的就自動完成般的件件發生。然後感謝某人的大方與包容,讓今晚能在好吃的「牛老大」麵食晚餐後,還能享受7-11的北海道霜淇淋,以及,一口美味無比、有點酒香、濕潤暖口的黑巧克蛋糕。

山楂樹之戀 (Under the Hawthorn Tree)

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I forgot my office key on this weekend working day. It’s quite stupid but thanks for my intuition of bring the novel this morning. Therefore I got myself an early 30-minutes-reading period without anyone’s interruption but with good breakfast. I just finished 1/3 today and couldn’t but sneaked for the ending a bit. I cried for the pure love story.

在週末需要上班的早晨,發生了件挺蠢的事情;鑰匙昨天不小心落在辦公室裡。在等待同事來上班的片刻裡,不得不感謝今早不知道哪裡來的帶書靈感,意外地,獲得了一個30分鐘,能配著早餐的美好安靜閱讀時光。雖然才看了三分之一,但依舊忍不住地偷翻了結局。哭了。為了純粹的愛。

NO NUKES!

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Today was the first time I went to the “反核四,五六 (No Nukes)” event. I had joined the 309 NO Nuclear Protest in 2013 but always had so many excuses that makes me never be at the 自由廣場 (Liberty Square) once. It’s kind of a shame in my mind. Finally these few days I made up my mind and went with Infong. It’s a great night with great people and great power there, although everything is actually really serious there. We should open our mind to think and to do what we believe. The future is not far away. It’s always just beside you and me.

今天是許久許久以來,眾多不同藉口而沒站在自由廣場後,總算去了「反核四,五六」運動的一個晚上,距離上次參加2013的309反核遊行還真是好久了。說起來還真有那麼一點慚愧;但,這幾天努力的安排工作之下,總算是和陳先生一起去了。是個和一群很棒的人以及充滿民主生機,很不一樣的晚上,開心但其實也是嚴肅的。要離開的時後回頭看到自由廣場幾個大字,其實有點想哭;這個社會需要的,就是大家都更打開心胸,放開成見,更加自主的思索,然後為了值得的理念去奮鬥。我想,未來並不遠,它其實就在你我的手邊而已,只要我們馬上行動!

2014 TiBE & Crystal Boys

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I didn’t go to the Taipei International Book Exhibition (TiBE) for a few years. Today was a kind of accident Infong and I went to the exhibition for about half and an hour and I bought four books. It’s really nice that I still find books I want to read and have money to but them.

The other great thing this weekend was I luckily got the ticket of 孽子 (Crystal Boy), the theater version of 白先勇’s representative work and also a big production of TIFA (Taiwan International Festival of Arts) this year. The performance is not bad and below is how I put my thoughts into words (in Chinese) that night.

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