Category Archives: Current Affairs

New Year Rent Boys

Quite a few of my friends have just returned from the new year break, having accompanied their girlfriends back to the home town to celebrate the new year with the family. But not every girl is lucky enough to find … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2011, It’s Been An Honour

It’s been such an eventful year in so many ways. Here are some of the highs and lows as we say farewell to 2011. Steve Jobs stepped down as CEO of Apple in January before sadly passing away later in … Continue reading

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Qingyang Minibus Crash

I hate to end the week on a sad note, but it can’t be avoided. A minivan carry kindergarten students to school in Qingyang, Gansu province crashed head on with a truck. 18 kids and two adults are dead, a … Continue reading

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The Not So Good Samaritans

I’ve debated for days whether to bring up the story of Yue Yue, but it seems hard to write a blog about life in China and then to ignore this tragic story, just like the people who ignored her in … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs Biography Released Today

Steve Jobs’ biography is released today. You won’t be surprised to learn that I already have my copy, beamed to my iPad (thanks to the Kindle for iPad app) and have started reading it on this rainy, miserable Monday. Steve … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs, RIP

Yes it’s been on the cards, but it was still a shock to wake up today to the news that Apple’s founder passed away last night in California. He has literally changed the lives of millions of people with his … Continue reading

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Star Trekkin’ Across The Universe

Star Trekkin’ across the universe, Only going forward ’cause we can’t find reverse. Ironic isn’t it that two days after the subway crash that injured hundreds of passengers, China launched its first space station, Tiangong-1, also known as Heavenly Palace. … Continue reading

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Shanghai Subway Crash

Just two months ago, there was a deadly train crash near Wenzhou, where one train smashed in to a stationary train. And yesterday afternoon, and almost identical accident happened on Shanghai’s line 10 subway, which happens to be the line … Continue reading

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Goodbye Mr Jobs, It’s Been Amazing

It’s pretty difficult to not have heard the news yesterday that Apple’s CEO and founder, Steve Jobs, has resigned as CEO and although no specific reason was given, it’s safe to assume it’s due to his poor health. As a … Continue reading

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People Sea

This is a photo from an indoor salt water swimming pool in Sichuan’s Daying county, taken last weekend. It’s been dubbed China’s dead sea. No the people aren’t dead, it’s a reference to the Dead Sea in the middle east … Continue reading

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