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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Running with Scissors; Cross Cultural Superstitous Rituals

My Nanjing born partner and I have been together for just over three years now and it has been the most interesting three years...

Permanent Relocation; No Longer Living in Limbo

Q: Which of the following scenarios is completely outwith the realms of possibility: A) Odel and Ordwin sell their business and in no way...

Chinese Language and Culture; the Obscurity of “When in Rome”

Sunday afternoon; I was snugly sitting in an international coffee shop, sipping a cup of Mocca, waiting for my German friend, J. I am...

Longest, Oldest, Tallest; 25 Nanjing Superlatives to Wow Your Friends

One cannot go more than a few days in this fair city without hearing that Nanjing has the biggest, longest, tallest, oldest; this, that...

Kuaidi Duanxin; Up Close and Personal

They know what time you go to work and what time you get home. They never stop phoning you or sending you texts until...

Hairs to the Mohican; China’s Punk Renaissance

Bonds neither supplied by nature nor birthright, a connection far beyond that of mere friends; that not of lovers, and not blood related. A...

Power to the People; Global Workforce Migration

There exists a BBC Documentary, provocatively entitled “The Town Taking on China”, depicting the plight of an English manufacturing boss as he faced ever-increasing...

Feng Shui Masters; The Architecture of China’s Temples

Anyone who has visited more than two temples in China will have noticed that most are architecturally and structurally similar. While the reasoning behind this...

Nanjing City Wall; Oldest, Longest, Highest, Simply the Best!

Today we see Nanjing as an old city, inhabited by new people. The sightings of luxury cars and flashy new cell phones clash rather heavily...

The Dropa; Large Scale Extra Terrestrial Invasion of China

The story of events in Roswell, New Mexico in 1947 is infamous; the subject of countless books, websites, periodicals, TV series et al. The...
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