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White Russians and Soup

Hi reader – thanks for stopping by – this is a half formed chapter – but I wanted to get it down just to get some sort of accomplishment. I’m actually heading down to Hong Kong in a couple of … Continue reading

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Borscht and Baked Rice

Hey! It’s been 2.5 years since I’ve posted anything. Lots of stuff has been happening, but instead of an update, I’m going to post some writing. A book has been kicking around in my head for a long long time, … Continue reading

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Christmas in Hong Kong

Catching up on old happenings, I wasn’t planning to do anything for Christmas, just take a couple of days off and hang around in Shanghai. But my cubicle neighbor was complaining about the price of his tickets to Hong Kong … Continue reading

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Upteenth Post about Hong Kong

Long time readers of youusedtobealright will remember that a couple of years ago, I screwed up a trip to Cambodia to meet my friend Brian Hopkins and only ended up seeing him for breakfast in Siem Reap. (post here) So … Continue reading

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Chinese Summer

It’s 38 degrees outside. Thermometers are melting all over. That’s the perfect time to get out and play! Here’s what I’ve been up to over the last month: Tracy and I out running with the Shanghai Darkrunners

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Half Marathon #3

This last weekend I was in Hong Kong to run another half marathon. This one hotter, more humid and hillier. I have to thank my friend Abs who provided me with a couch and a place to stretch and a … Continue reading

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South China Evening Post

Work work work. Guangzhou and Hong Kong. This is what I got up to. Work – Kobe Bryant in Guangzhou

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Wing Hing on Ship Street

A couple of years ago, my friend CP went to Hong Kong with some friends to see the band The Flaming Lips play. As part of his weekend, he went with some friends to some Chinese restaurant in Wanchai and … Continue reading

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Going high end in Central

My friend Pete once commented that what passes for good Western food in Shanghai usually equates to “doesn’t suck.” While it’s not 100% true, it often feels true. So in-between my nostalgic runs for the Hong Kong I used to … Continue reading

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Eating hand made noodles in Wanchai

Having just got off the plane from Shanghai and knowing that I was going to have handmade noodles the next day, I felt like I needed a control group. Oh and a new noodle place would be really awesome. So … Continue reading

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