Monthly Archives: February 2009

Caturday : Baby Come To Me

Tommy in seductive mood.

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The Willing Abductee

On more than one occasion,  I’ve been going somewhere in a taxi with a girl and the girl has joked “are you taking me somewhere to be sold?”.  I always thought it was an odd thing to say, but now … Continue reading

Posted in Amusing, Current Affairs, Love and romance | 16 Comments

Pancakes Anyone?

Well, one of the problems with living in China is that some English traditional events just pass by without me even knowing.  Christmas is of course, not a problem.  You can’t avoid knowing it’s Christmas in China these days with … Continue reading

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And The Award For Best Mistress Goes To …

A good friend, occasional commenter and rare guest blogger (and when I say rare, I mean once) alerted me to this highly entertaining story – a married businessman hit by the economic downturn, decided to hold a competition involving 5 … Continue reading

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The Oscars 2009

It’s Monday morning here in Shanghai and the Oscars are just about to start in Los Angeles.  So let’s have your predictions for the big 5 (best director, best actor/ actress, best supporting actor / actress) and of course, best … Continue reading

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Caturday Confusion

Poor old Tommy is very confused!

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The Revolutionary Martyr

I read recently that Zhang Jianyong, the firefighter who lost his life in the CCTV fire has been honoured as a revolutionary martyr.  It is truly tragic that someone who had yet to reach his 30th birthday had to lose … Continue reading

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Enjoy Lawry’s At 50% Off!

I’m more fortunate than many in this recession.  Friends I know have had pay cuts, some have had benefits trimmed, and a few have lost their jobs.  The odd thing is, even though I am (so far) no worse off, … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Caturday

Oh my head, my head! It’s been a very long, busy week, both in and out of work, so Tommy and I are having a lazy Valentine Saturday at home (as we did last year), watching DVDs and catching up … Continue reading

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Fashion Friday – Office Attire Debate

The Shanghai boys in the office next to me seem to have a very interesting interpretation of appropriate office attire.  There’s one guy who seems very attached to his salmon pink and grey sweater (he once wore it for the … Continue reading

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