Tag: Beijing

Friends, friends and even more friends

Friends, friends and even more friends

When you’re a career nomad like I am, you tend to up sticks and move around with some sort of regular frequency. While this …

 

Home, sweet home?

Home, sweet home?

I’m one of those people I like to call “career nomads”. It’s not about bouncing around from one job to the next. It’s …

 

Kao ya, oh yeah!

Kao ya, oh yeah!

I know the last post I wrote regarding food was interesting at best, and downright gross at worst. Well, dear reader, have no fear …

 

One Walked Around The Bird’s Nest

One Walked Around The Bird’s Nest

I don’t know about you, but I definitely remember watching the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. From my home at that time of London. …

 

Sleeping on the job…

Sleeping on the job…

Happy 2010 everyone! I’ve somehow waited 2 weeks into this new year before posting. I guess between the new year, my birthday and …

 

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 …

 

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 …

 

Beijing Confidential

Beijing Confidential

Wassup peeps! Ni hao ma? I’m acutely aware that I’ve yet to post anything since I’ve arrived here in Beijing. I’ve still …