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'Do something meaningful' during COVID-19

2021/02/01 07:00

COVID-19 has caused flight cancellations around the world and as a result some visitors to Taiwan have had to stay longer than originally intended. Peter Lowe, a retired electrical and instrumentation mechanic from the U.K., came to visit his son in early 2020. After his flight to the U.K. was cancelled in April, he ended up staying for months because the U.K. was in lockdown it was safer here. Instead of wasting his time, Lowe bought a second-hand boat, fixed it up and went rowing on the Tamsui River. One day, on the edge of the mangrove swamp in Hongshulin, he noticed a problem that had been overlooked and decided to do something about it.

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