Monthly Archives: November 2007

Elevator Joyriders

Back when I was in England and had a car, I would sometimes get in my car and drive, with no particular destination.  It was driving for the sake of driving. But I don’t think I’ve seen the elevator version … Continue reading

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I’m Still Standing

The highlight of my weekend was attending the Zhang Hui Mei (A-Mei) concert, my first ever concert in China after over 8 years of living here. For those of who don’t know, she’s like a Taiwanese pop goddess, dominating the … Continue reading

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A colleague asked me to buy her one of those new (in China) black pepper burgers from McDonalds. I have to say I rarely deviate from the established McDonalds options – Big Mac, Fillet-O-Fish, McChicken Burger etc. I just laughed … Continue reading

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Olympic Cyber Stampede

I have a Windows Live Messenger contact who changed her tagline to “365 days to go” on the one year countdown to the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.  Nothing wrong with that, but every single day since, she has amended her … Continue reading

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