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“There are no foreign lands. It’s only the traveller, who is foreign.” (Stevenson)

This is essentially not a travel blog. I’ve lived in Shanghai since Sept, 2010 and planning to stay on longer to learn about the impossible language. And in this new setting, feeling sometimes as if I were from a different planet, I intend to collect some of my, shamefully prejudiced yet not ill-willed, impressions here.

Now, I’m looking forward to getting my laptop fixed soon, so I can take my time then pay a monthly fee to some obscure Chinese company to access the otherwise censored sites and edit all posts properly. As Jonathan, a Canadian-born Chinese friend, said this afternoon: Everything’s possible in Shanghai. Just pay for it.

‘Till then, ever so grateful to my neighbour and friend, tres jolie Angele, for letting me bogart her Mac!

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One Response to About

  1. Robert G. Longpré says:

    Thanks for visiting my site and clicking the like button. ChangZhou is close to Shanghai with much the same weather and citizenry. Looking forward to hearing from you again.

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