Category Archives: Expat Life – Interviews with People Around Shanghai

Interviews with people who live in Shanghai or have any connection to the city – maybe as a quick stopover between flight or they are regular visitors on business trips or shopping sprees.

Interview with Jonathan Lau

One freezing, rainy winter evening last year I went to a film screening at Café Vienna and I got seated next to Jonathan. Since we’ve both studied anthropology, lived in Shanghai and were struggling with Mandarin, we had quite a … Continue reading

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Interview with Timi Olga

An afternoon conversation with my best friend in Shanghai. She’s our young and funky cat-lady, full of colours, the one who designs my hair, shows me make-up tricks, shares her most intriguing stories and the one who gives me a … Continue reading

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Interview with Aly Delanty

My next victim on the line is “insanely happy” Aly, a good friend and my private cheerleader at the school where we both teach. (And a colleague also at the magazine, where we both write now but more on that … Continue reading

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Interview with Florie Hut

My interview series will start with one of my favourite classmates at the Shanghai International College of Culture, the friend who takes me around and gets me bags at bargain price and shares my enthusiasm for Xinjian cuisine. She gives us an … Continue reading

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