Monthly Archives: April 2012

We Are a Mixture of Dreams and Reality

Fan Shunzan’s photos, simply brilliant. Made me wonder what my dream would look like in a picture like this. Reality is easy! More info here. Advertisements

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Street Food Shanghai

The fact that this is at Loushanguan Lu (Line 2) is irrelevant since it could be anywhere in Shanghai, really. Although this one seems to be more of a permanent place, the city is full of “mobile restaurants” where edibles … Continue reading

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Shit White People Say to Asians. Video of the Day

“Are all of you like that?”

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When We Are Sorry

I woke up feeling pretty groggy yesterday but I dragged myself to work, heroically. In the third period with notorious 5th graders, I had my TA plus another colleague who was observing my class. So, after the clamour subdued a … Continue reading

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Read the Silence

This is a true story of why some people may say no to their hosts. When I was a little girl, my mum sometimes took me on her visits to friends. There was an unwritten, yet all the more solid, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day – Life is Like Golf

Life is like golf: long periods of nothing followed by moments of intense pressure. (From a travel article in City Weekend)

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Artist of the Day – Hong Yi Paints With a Basketball

One more addition to the millions of Yao Ming images in China, this probably one of the most original ones; painted with a basketball in some seemingly easy maneuvers. Shanghai-based Australian artist Hong Yi works under the pseudonym RED, and … Continue reading

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