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Monday, February 18, 2019
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...
Singles Day

A Celebration for the Single & Married Alike

Super skeptics label it as a form of commercialism on steroids that has lost all hint of its true roots in contemporary Chinese culture....
Our Own Tribe

Building Our Own Little Tribe in China; Our Race to Follow the City’s Day

The clock is wound, the City is waiting, Ready to begin its day before dreams have ceased; Slowly the sun rises, the...
Mosuo Tribe

The Mosuo Tribe; Progressive or Oppressive?

A common trend dominating pop culture of the West is the emergence of exclusively women-only groups, who refer to themselves as...
ant tribe

Lost Youth; The Ant Tribe & its Economic Trap

Each morning, they march to work, in coffee shops, training centres, import/export companies, hairdressers, even art galleries, and then, plain old...

Splitting the Moon in Half; Bridge on the River ’Huai

There are just two National 5A Level Tourist Attractions in Nanjing, the somewhat obvious Dr. Sun Yat-Sen’s Mausoleum, and the Confucius...

Building Bridges; the Logical Us-Them Choice

Observing current affairs in today’s China, one comes across the term, “Bridging the Gap”, quite often. While this is in no way...
Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge

Something Old, Something New; A Tale of Two Bridges

Today, Nanjing’s Yangtze River Bridge, the pride of the nation, is preparing for a grand reopening, 2018 being its 50th anniversary,...
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