An apology to those outside – 为那些门外的人感到抱歉chinese

An apology to those outside – 为那些门外的人感到抱歉

June 13, 2010 at 1:04 pm

If you’re standing outside my building right now trying to get me to buzz you in, then I’m really sorry… 如果你现在在我家楼下准备按铃让我开门,那么我感到很抱歉… …I think the doorbell […]

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Lawsuit Waiting To Happen – 等着起诉的发生chinese

Lawsuit Waiting To Happen – 等着起诉的发生

June 9, 2010 at 1:16 pm

I noticed that one of my favourite eateries, Mike’s, has had its trademark infringed by a soulless multinational from the USA! I’m not going to […]

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Worst Price Promise Ever – 最烂的承诺chinese

Worst Price Promise Ever – 最烂的承诺

June 3, 2010 at 2:18 pm

Already famous for their strange customer service, Croissants de France Shanghai (or CDF as they like to be known) have tried to go one better […]

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How rumours start? – 谣言是怎么来的?chinese

How rumours start? – 谣言是怎么来的?

May 27, 2010 at 11:10 am

Breaking news from the official French Open tennis tournament website: 来自法国网球公开赛官方网站的最新消息: Check out the caption! I’m not sure that Federer’s wife would be very happy […]

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Good work Dad! – 干得好,老爸!chinese

Good work Dad! – 干得好,老爸!

May 23, 2010 at 11:14 am

My parents don’t really understand blogging, websites, the internet or how I could possibly have retired at the age of 21*….but my Dad is pretty […]

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Boy and Cow – 男孩和牛chinese

Boy and Cow – 男孩和牛

May 19, 2010 at 1:18 pm

I’m pretty sure this type of picture is the reason that you’re not supposed to touch the exhibits in sculpture parks… 我敢肯定这样的照片就是不让你在雕塑公园触摸展品的原因所在了… . . .

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Terrible flavour decisions – 可怕的怪口味chinese

Terrible flavour decisions – 可怕的怪口味

May 17, 2010 at 1:40 pm

Anyone who knows me knows that I love Doraemon. Anyone who has lived or worked with me in the past knows that I love jelly […]

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Early Retirement! – 提前退休!chinese

Early Retirement! – 提前退休!

May 13, 2010 at 3:33 pm

Today is the last day of my current job. I’ve been an English teacher in Shanghai for the last one and a half years, and […]

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The Dog and Duck – 狗与鸭chinese

The Dog and Duck – 狗与鸭

May 11, 2010 at 9:13 am

The names of English pubs have always fascinated me, mainly because of their inappropriate nature. I spent 65% of my life before the age of […]

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Kunming: One step ahead – 昆明:超前一步chinese

Kunming: One step ahead – 昆明:超前一步

April 23, 2010 at 10:10 am

Most people in Shanghai believe that the economic capital of China is, in fact, the centre of the Earth. They think that leaving the city […]

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Tiger. Leaping. Gorge. – 虎.跳.峡.chinese

Tiger. Leaping. Gorge. – 虎.跳.峡.

April 20, 2010 at 6:45 pm

Leaping 跳 – ☑ Gorge 峡 – ☑ Tiger 虎 – ?!? . .

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United Nations (Bye Onur!) – 联合国(再见,Onur!)chinese

United Nations (Bye Onur!) – 联合国(再见,Onur!)

April 8, 2010 at 9:52 am

We went out for teppanyaki the other night to celebrate…errr…I mean…commiserate the departure of BRO-nur to Turkey. It was a great meal, made even better […]

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Too scared to go… – 害怕死了……chinese

Too scared to go… – 害怕死了……

April 2, 2010 at 11:43 pm

You may think that this looks like a perfectly normal BBQ restaurant bathroom, but danger lurks around every corner… 你可能觉得这只是很普通的一个BBQ餐厅的洗手间,可是处处都暗藏玄机… How am I meant to […]

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Mexican clothes shop in Shanghai? – 上海的墨西哥服装店?chinese

Mexican clothes shop in Shanghai? – 上海的墨西哥服装店?

March 25, 2010 at 8:08 pm

There’s a big ex-pat community here, so I suppose it’s good not to forget where you came from. 这里有个很大的老外社区,让你别忘了你是从哪里来。 . . .

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Learn 2 pee – 学尿尿chinese

Learn 2 pee – 学尿尿

March 12, 2010 at 3:49 pm

At Shanghai Pudong airport (PVG), the toilets (just like the majority of new public toilets across Shanghai) are luxurious. Thanks to the Expo and the […]

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Weird menu – 奇怪的菜单chinese

Weird menu – 奇怪的菜单

March 5, 2010 at 3:56 pm

I can’t believe it’s been so long since I wrote here – so many people have called me ‘lazy’…and it’s sort of true! My head’s […]

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