Category Archives: Amusing

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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Sexy Sichuan Summer Sizzlers

The heat in summer is pretty unbearable, but it’s not all bad news. In order to combat the heat, the girls in Shanghai tend to wear pretty much next to nothing. The most popular look and my personal favourite is … Continue reading

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Sexy Summer Legs

Has everyone seen these already? The latest in anti-rape attire – alarmingly realistic hairy leg stockings. Ideal to repel perverts on the crowded subway, except the ones with a hairy leg fetish, but they’re the harmless ones! I’ve just ordered … Continue reading

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Speak Mandarin Or No Job (At Body Shop)

I take it you’ve all read my latest food blog post regarding the amazing deals from M1NT Cellars? Okay then. Let’s get on with today’s I Love China post. I read that Zoe Churchman, a 19 year old English girl … Continue reading

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No Pyramid Selling Or Voodoo

Spotted this sign at a local restaurant the other day. The best one is “no pyramid selling and superstition”. Look at the icon they’ve used to represent pyramid selling – it reminds me of telepathic mind influence and voodoo! And … Continue reading

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Capitulating To Tetraphobia

So the word of the day is tetraphobia, which believe it or not, is a fear of the number 4. In China, the word for 4 sounds a lot like the word for “die” and as a result, Chinese people … Continue reading

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24 Years Ago Today

How time flies … Many people, especially in HK, make a big thing about this every year. And of course, it was a big thing. But it was also 24 years ago, almost a quarter of a century. We criticise … Continue reading

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Drive Through Haircuts

Yet another example of how enterprising the Chinese can be. Dingle may still be fishing on Lake Minnetonka but his people are still roaming the streets of Shanghai looking for amusing photographs to share and he kindly agreed to allow … Continue reading

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Won’t Wear A Seat Belt If It Kills Me

I’ve written about this before but nothing has changed. Taxi drivers are genetically programmed to do everything they can to avoid wearing a seat belt which would save their lives in the event of a collision. The lengths they go … Continue reading

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Scooter Insanity

I’ve seen some funny road traffic video clips before but I think this one is a winner. Some guy on a scooter crashes in to a van at the top of the screen around 7 seconds in to the clip. … Continue reading

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