A slice of the real Beijing nightlife

A slice of the real Beijing nightlife

You didn’t think I’d just let 2009 slip away without another post, did you? Or that I’d really do only one post in December? …

 

Scorpions, silkworms, and starfish… Oh my!

Scorpions, silkworms, and starfish… Oh my!

I think it goes without saying that, for most people, the first thing you think of when you think of China or Chinese culture is …

 

5 of 10,000 – Climbing and camping at the Great Wall

5 of 10,000 – Climbing and camping at the Great Wall

Most people who come to visit Beijing will make a trip to see the Great Wall. You probably spend an hour there, and climb …

 

This ain’t your father’s China…

This ain’t your father’s China…

My wish to update more frequently is a complete and utter failure. Sorry about that. It’s not an excuse, but I’ve been trying …

 

A lot of doing… something?

A lot of doing… something?

Ok, at long last, here’s the sequel to my first post about the volunteering trip to Henan. If you haven’t read about the splendour …

 

And now for something completely different… 2.0

And now for something completely different… 2.0

Most of the time, I’m sure you don’t really notice a lot when you’re walking around. You get familiar with your surroundings or you’re …

 

And now for something completely different… 1.0

And now for something completely different… 1.0

… whereby i bring you random thoughts and opinions just because I can. I don’t really have a comment about the photo above, except to say …

 

16.5 hours to Henan (aka the perils of overnight trains in China)

16.5 hours to Henan (aka the perils of overnight trains in China)

Many apologies for the lack of posts of late. I blame them on my newfound willingness to study Chinese. Or it could also …

 

Hong Kong chop-socky wackiness, Part 3

Hong Kong chop-socky wackiness, Part 3

So here’s my third and final post about some of the wacky stuff I saw in Hong Kong. This last one will not be …

 

Hot town, summer in the city…

Hot town, summer in the city…

Ok, so it wasn’t really that hot, and neither is the back of my neck very dirty or gritty, but last Sunday, i went to …