Author Archives: WoAi

Restaurant Week Is Back (Again)

Yes folks it’s that time of the year again. After so many posts, I’m sure you know the drill by now. It’s 258 RMB for dinner, 128 RMB for lunch (or 168 RMB for dinner and 78 RMB for lunch … Continue reading

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She Drinks Hard For The Money

As we approach the Chinese / lunar new year, I was amused by this story of a boss making his staff drink for their year end bonuses. The more they were able to drink, the bigger their bonus. Men were … Continue reading

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Ooh, Ooh, Uber!

Uber is a car booking service that works via a smartphone app. It was started in San Francisco back in 2009, but has only just entered the Shanghai market. You need to scan your credit card to sign up and … Continue reading

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Thirsty Caturday

Both Tommy and Hui Hui love to drink from the tap rather than from a bowl. Recently they’ve started to just hang around the bathroom waiting for me to turn on the faucet. Tommy goes first of course, because he’s … Continue reading

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Materialistic Chinese

A study by French market research firm Ipsos recently suggested that Chinese consumers are the most materialistic across the 20 countries the survey covered. As many of you know, I am a market researcher by profession so I think it’s … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

After missing Christmas in London last year, it’s great to be back home to enjoy time with the family once again. As usual, I’m binging on all the food that’s hard to find back in Shanghai after being deprived for … Continue reading

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Merry Caturday

As you read this, I’ll be flying somewhere over Russia or Mongolia on my way back home to London for my first Christmas since 2011 (last year I went back in July for the London Olympics). So it’s time again … Continue reading

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Playboy 60th Anniversary Party

Just time for one last party post for 2013 before I head home to London for 2 weeks of detox and mum’s home cooking. The party was held at M1NT (naturally) and hosted by Hugh Hefner’s youngest son, Cooper, along … Continue reading

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Caturday Comeback

It has been a while since the last Caturday update. Both Tommy and Hui Hui have adapted remarkably quickly this time compared to the last move, which is a huge relief. They seem to be loving the new place. It’s … Continue reading

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WoAi iapm

The Huaihai road retail scene in Shanghai is really heating up with the recent openings of K11 and Lane Crawford / Times Square as well as Parkson’s recent makeover as well as International apm (iapm) which is officially my new … Continue reading

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