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Daily Bread

I was browsing Taobao one day looking for a cheap toaster and bumped into this one. Interesting background, too!

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The Day I Sketched My Libido on the Blackboard

Childish self-consciousness meets adult (sub)consciousness.  What started out as an innocent drawing of the California Shasta Dam, with a huge, winding river and a massive flood gate, due to some sudden, impromptu strokes of my chalk, turned out to be quite a … Continue reading

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I Want This Perrito!

Shanghainese are mad about pets. (So much about those “Have you tried dog meat yet? questions). I’m sure the one-child policy plays some part in it, and they are simply really hard to resist, but these little guys are, clearly, … Continue reading

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Zendai Himalayas Centre

It’s a bit scary, I think. It reminds me of a mammoth’s ribcage and the lights definitely give the whole area some eerie gangnam. I tried to do some research and find out about this Himalayas Centre (sounded cool to … Continue reading

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Two Weird Hairdos On The Way To Market

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Got New Glasses

Went to the Glasses Market yesterday around Shanghai Railway Station. Imagine a multi-storey shopping mall, selling only glasses! This pair I loved but the shop assistant said it was too expensive. Was much fun, thanks Tajmi for coming with me! … Continue reading

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Brand Disbelief System

I sometimes catch myself looking back twice at brand names in Shanghai and I worry I might have turned dyslexic at some point.

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