Flashback to New Year’s Day, 2014: I took the high-speed train down to Kaohsiung 高雄 to attend a friend’s wedding banquet. Later that night, after a great deal of food was consumed, my roommate and I met up with the bride and groom on the waterfront to check out the Pier-2 Art Center at night. We strolled and chatted about all manner of issues, big and small, and lingered for a while inside a large wicker (or is it rattan?) hut of some kind, pictured here. I can’t say I know the name of the piece or what its purpose was—but it served us well for a time, and I quite like the photograph that I captured just before we left.