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Friday, February 22, 2019

Oldest this, Oldest that, Oldest Flower; Nanjinganthus

"This shouldn’t be here. … This species has been extinct since the Cretaceous period", Paleobotanist, Ellie, in the movie “Jurassic Park” notes...
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Using Alipay for Nanjing Buses and Metro

Say goodbye to loose change or that increasingly worn smart card when riding Nanjing’s bus or metro network, by discovering the convenience...

Shanghai Decadence

Before venturing north, south or west, after I first arrived in China, east was my first port of call; magical Shanghai in...
Tainmuhu Bamboo Sea

Tianmuhu Bamboo Sea

It is often said that Zhuhai should never be confused with Zhuhai, and that pinyin is a lousy replacement for fully-fledged Chinese...

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...
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