Monthly Archives: September 2011

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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Voucher Pile Up

I’ve said it many times, but it’s worth repeating – China would be a dangerous to the rest of the world if it ever became efficient. Luckily, that day is still a long way off thanks to endless examples of … Continue reading

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If You Build It They Will Come

And now we have three. This one is right by my office – handy for when the iPad 3 and iPhone 5 are released!

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Hollister Coming Soon To Shanghai

Spotted last night at Raffles City in People’s Square. It’s about 25 years too late for me, but I’m sure they’ll be popular with the affluent young Shanghainese fashionistas as well as the odd thirtysomething trying desperately to cling on … Continue reading

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Black Rabbit Festival, Shanghai

Sunday is usually my selfish me day where I do pretty much nothing except lounge around my house watching Entourage. But I committed to going to the Black Rabbit Festival so I eventually dragged myself out of the house at … Continue reading

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Music Friday

Firstly music fans, it’s not too late to scoop up some tickets for the Black Rabbit Festival which is being held this Sunday 18th September from midday at the Shanghai Rugby Club in Pudong. There are four stages and a … Continue reading

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Apple “About To Light Up Nanjing Road”

This just appeared out of nowhere the other day. It turns out Apple is adding a third Shanghai store in a matter of days. This one happens to be across the road from my office, and will be the Shanghai … Continue reading

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Winter Sun Blues

The winters in Shanghai are bitterly cold and a nice way to break it up is to take a short trip south during the lunar new year break, which is usually the coldest time of the year. Because 1.3 billion … Continue reading

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Caturday Computing

Hui Hui loves trampling all over my laptop keyboard. One of her favourite tricks is to adjust the brightness on my MacBook to its lowest level so I think the computer is switched off. Then I try turning it on … Continue reading

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