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Monday, June 17, 2019

Speakeasy Alive & Well in Nanjing Factory

The Nanjinger so happened to be dining at trendy new downtown Western restaurant Herb&Spice, when we were invited to take a look...

Welcome Aboard Starship Bubble Hotel!

Nanjing’s winter might be mercifully short, but it still feels like a long, cold, dark stretch. With the usual entertainment options becoming...

‘Aint No Porky Pie, This is The Real Thing!

It was a rainy, cold, miserable, lazy Sunday and my husband and I agreed that we just really fancied a toasted sandwich....

Warhol’s 
“Disco Lights” 
in China

For such an influential and famous artist, Andy Warhol was in fact a rather shy and quiet figure. His subjects, on the...

Their Home Expatria; Third Culture Kids & their Global Impact

To be born and raised in the same town, attend the same school and continue on to a local university is fast...

Like Broccoli, Love Tea; Hate Cabbage, Love Coffee!

I have speculated in this very column whether it is correlated with a liking for cats or dogs. I...
#RichKidofChina

Human on the Inside; Phoenix Man #RichKidofChina

As the rough equivalent of the Gatsbies of the West, the Chinese term, “Phoenix Man”, usually refers to Chinese men who were...
Sino Gatsby

Sino Gatsby; Disposable Culture’s Flickering Green Light

Fitzgerald’s enigmatic anti-hero in “The Great Gatsby” has seen a resurgence in popularity at the dawn of the 21st Century as a...
Former British Embassy

Nanjing’s Former Embassies; Reliving Republican Glamour

It is so hard to imagine China’s flapping days of luxury; Nanjing’s pockets of glitz and glamour, before it all took...
Nanjing Flight Simulator

Flight Attendants; Purses to Automatic & Shop Check

A Chinese-UK couple, who met in university, have succeeded in their dream of building a Boeing 737 flight simulator here in Nanjing. Now they...
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