Monthly Archives: February 2011

And The Oscar Goes To …

I guess you’re all expecting to read a rundown of the winners and my reaction to the decisions. The fact is, I am imposing a media blackout on myself all day. Why? Because the repeat of the entire ceremony is … Continue reading

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Caturday Squatter

Huihui settled in very quickly. And when I say settled in, I mean settled in to all of Tommy’s favourite places, leaving him out in the cold!

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Must Love Dogs

Dogs were banned by the communists back in 1949 for the very reason they’re so popular in modern China – because they are a symbol of wealth, a clear indication that you not only have enough money to support your … Continue reading

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Playboy Bunnies @ M1NT

Yes, they’re being flown in from the Playboy Club in Macau to assist with M1NT’s celebration of the year of the bunny, so if you don’t have much on tonight, you might like to pop down and have a look. … Continue reading

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Shanghai Restaurant Week 2011

Yes, it’s that time again. Your chance to eat at some of Shanghai’s fine dining restaurants for a fraction of the usual price if you book fast enough. You get a 3 course dinner and you have a choice of … Continue reading

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The Oscars – 6 Days To Go

If you’re looking for something to get excited about on a Monday, the 83rd Academy Awards are less than a week away and will this year be hosted by actors James Franco (nominated for best actor, 127 Hours) and Anne … Continue reading

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Good Morning Year Of The Caturday

Yes, in China it’s the year of the rabbit, but over in Vietnam, every year mirrors the Chinese zodiac EXCEPT this year which is the year of the cat. I am probably biased but I personally feel the cat is … Continue reading

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The End, Finally

I was going to talk about the UK version of the Grammy’s – The Brits – but I realise there’s been far too much music news this week. So I’ll just say congratulations to Take That for winning best British … Continue reading

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WoAi’s Grammy Winners

Well there’s been a lot of music related posts this week, so I thought I should also run through some of my highlights from the 53rd Grammy awards that have just finished. Firstly a big congratulations to British band Sade, … Continue reading

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I’m Yours, Be Mine

Podcast fans, the long search for a replacement ukulele player I think has come to its conclusion. Watch this young talented kid absolutely nail Jason Mraz’s hit song – if you close your eyes, it’s hard to distinguish this version … Continue reading

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