Monthly Archives: March 2012

Do Guys Think This is The Best Pick-Up Line?

I don’t mean to say we’re to walk on eggshells all the time and sure, let us not “exoticise” China. But. I generally find it hard to tolerate when foreigners here passionately complain about this country and its people. Especially … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day – For the Countdown to Chingming

I should’ve posted this 2 days ago actually when a couple of firecrackers went up but it took me this long to type it in in Chinese characters. Just joking – it’s actually pretty easy, even quicker than writing by … Continue reading

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My Most Bizarre Hel-loo. I Wish I Could Tell You More Poetically

School life trough the looking glass Good morning, teacher. – she says to me, half sleepy, half smiling. Err…hello. –  I’m afraid I know where her voice’s coming from. I look aside and I turn around to flush the toilet. School loos in … Continue reading

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Visible Woman of the Day – Emma Hack

Remember my raving about new-kid-on-the-block Liu Bolin‘s “invisible art” almost exactly a year ago? Well, he keeps well, living and working in Beijing, while being represented by Eli Klein Fine Art in New York. Urban Mimics project’s Emma Hack and her artistic fading-into-the-wallpaper camouflage seems to be an elegant … Continue reading

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Teppanyaki of the Day – Yakiniku at Century Avenue

A friend of mine’s visiting from Chengdu this week and last night he took me to this barbecue place called Yakiniku (烤肉达人), meaning “grilled meat” in Japanese. I pass by this mega-intersection on a daily basis and at last I’ve learnt there’s … Continue reading

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Shanghai’s Pet Craze Part I. And Yoga for Dogs

I’m invited to the annual Dog Clothes Sales this Saturday. My friend, one of the organisers, knows I’ve been taking pictures and done some research on the topic of the Shanghainese pet-craze so this will be the perfect opportunity: seeing … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Grandma’s Chopsticks

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