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from the US Consulate in Shanghai. Message for U.S. Citizens As documented by official Chinese monitors and confirmed by the Mission’s air quality monitors, air pollution levels in Beijing and many parts of eastern China during the month of January … Continue reading
As promised by fishface, here are some scans of photos from 20 years ago. Tokyo, Beijing and the Trans-Siberian Railway. Jason and David in Tokyo
With the Olympics over a couple of weeks ago – and a little bit of extra time, I wanted to replicate an email conversation about a 20 year anniversary which only took notice amonsgst a group of 6 cousins. (Yes … Continue reading
Usually summer here is a hot miserable humid slog through thick smog, thick air and then getting sick easily in the transition from hot, humid, fetid to air con to hot, humid, to air con. Also, sometimes it rains. However, … Continue reading
Well, I mean that’s what everyone things. Spicy food. Pandas. Earthy people. Pandas. Earthquake. Pandas. Hot Pot. Pandas. Flower Peppers. Pandas. I was in Chengdu over the weekend for a work project, but I was lucky enough to have a … Continue reading
Like take this for example. Last Friday during Summer Hours (we take Friday afternoons off) we were playing out at Shanghai Orient Golf Club, when someone showed up ready to sell us used golf balls. Now, this isn’t a super … Continue reading
Ultraviolet. As mentioned in this space before, I was going to have dinner at Paul Pairet’s new restaurant concept on June 9th. Well, its June 12, and yes, I had dinner there on June 9th. So – where’s the review? … Continue reading
Right now I’m in Hong Kong for the May Holiday, but I’ve spent the past week in the Chinese Southern City of Guangzhou, and I will be back there after the May Holiday is over. Guangzhou gets a short shrift … Continue reading
In the run up to Chinese New Year, I attended a couple of work parties.
Two day business trip to Wuhan and Beijing. Got a little time with Chairman Mao and the snow.