Monthly Archives: October 2009

Halloween Caturday

Tommy wishes a big Happy Halloween to all his fans!

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Podcast Episode 9

That’s right, episode 9 is now ready for download. Some of you may have seen us mentioned in Smart Shanghai in an article about the sudden surge in British Shanghai-based bloggers / podcasters and this week we have a new … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast | 35 Comments

Tiny Crabs And “Very Ordinary” Food

It’s hairy crab season in Shanghai from October to December and all Shanghainese go crazy for them, whether they buy them from the wet market to cook at home or choose the more expensive option of dining in one of … Continue reading

Posted in Arrrrggghhh!, Business, Food, This is how we do it | 13 Comments

Tommy’s Back

Tommy, up close and personal By popular demand (Kim C), as The Carpenters once sang, it’s Caturday once more!

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Trouble At Sea

Gosh, you blink and 3 or 4 days pass between blog posts. I don’t apologise. It’s a very delicate balance between having a life and having a blog and many people aren’t able to pull it off successfully, opting for … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs | 29 Comments

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts In Shanghai

I spotted this walking around Wu Jiang Lu after a visit to Marks & Spencer at the weekend. 10th December 2009 is the day Krispy Kreme comes to Shanghai. I can feel my waistline expanding as I write this! (Apologies … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Current Affairs, Food | 37 Comments

WoAi At English First

“Honestly guys, I once caught a fish that was THIS big ……” English First is an organisation that helps Chinese people to improve their English, not just through traditional lessons but also a wide variety of other activities at their … Continue reading

Posted in My Life | 54 Comments

Don’t Know Where, Don’t Know When

After spending an entire month in the UK, I’d almost forgotten how life can be here in this crazy city. Last night I arranged to meet my friend and financial adviser Mark for a quiet drink at the Fat Olive … Continue reading

Posted in Amusing, My Life, Nightlife | 18 Comments

Episode 8 – Back Together Again

Yes blog fans, just when you thought it was safe to uncover your ears, we’re back, the entire gang, for further asaults on your ears with more banter and of course, the now obligatory slaughter of an innocent song. What … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast | 24 Comments

I Spy London Eye

Well, I am actually back in grey depressing Shanghai. Can you believe it’s been a month since I left and it’s STILL grey, overcast and sad. So I’m going to ignore Shanghai for a bit longer and continue the London … Continue reading

Posted in Amusing, Britain, Travel | 31 Comments