Victoria Chan

is a web developer living and breathing in Oxford, UK.

In the day, her job involves JavaScript, CSS, Drupal, PHP, Coldfusion, Ruby on Rails and magic.

In the night, she dreams up hare-brained projects involving the web, writing, photography, ukulele, music, people, animals, food, baking, bread, cake, macarons, gardening, Go, knitting, dressmaking, zombies, you, herself, and her credit card.

Victoria, of course, is me!

in Geek...

version 1 designs
5 years ago

I'm working hard on it offline, and it will be uploaded soon. It's so empty and ugly at the moment because I accidentally deleted the entire codebase and database a year ago. It'll be shiny soon, I promise. x Victoria

in Life...

1 year ago

My sister gave me some sarong fabric for my birthday, and I've made a dress from it, following the pattern from the Japanese sewing book, Stylish Dress Book (vol 1), Dress E.

in Today...

  • Yesterday
    baby was excited to wake up at grandparents' and had a great time playing with granny. He even started crawling!
  • Wednesday, 17th December
    we packed and rushed and arrived at Peter's parents' before baby's dinner time.
  • Tuesday, 16th December
    I packed and packed for the trip to Peter's parents' house for the holiday.
  • Monday, 15th December
    we took baby to our last Baby Sensory class of the year, and he seemed to enjoy it, and even attacked another boy.
  • Sunday, 14th December
    I finally cleared up some of the junk in the house, rearranged baby's play area to make it warmer and bigger, and finally put away the carrycot that he had outgrown for months.

Just watched


I guess it's expected of James Cameron to be formulaic in such a Hollywood blockbuster way. It is a Hollywood blockbuster... what was I thinking?

in 漢字感じ...

漢字 (kanji): a Chinese character
感じ (also kanji): feeling; sensation

I'm learning Japanese and this is where I experiment with stream-of-consiousness style essays inspired by the 漢字 that I am learning.

Here are some of the 漢字:

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