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New Shanghai brothel (新上海妓院)chinese

New Shanghai brothel (新上海妓院)

July 18, 2009 at 1:09 pm

After uncovering the Shanghai Male Escort Service, I was even more shocked to find that a new brothel has recently opened right next to Hongkou […]

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The top 10 styles of music you’ve never heard of (你从没听过的10种音乐风格)chinese

The top 10 styles of music you’ve never heard of (你从没听过的10种音乐风格)

July 14, 2009 at 4:38 pm

People’s Square subway station is gigantic. It has three lines running through it (1,2 and 8) and I think there are more to come soon…(Expo […]

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Gym merges with estate agent? (健身房和房产经济联合了?)chinese

Gym merges with estate agent? (健身房和房产经济联合了?)

July 11, 2009 at 1:20 pm

I often go own a membership to the gym opposite my office, and it’s really nice. Even though it doesn’t have a swimming pool (oh, […]

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Kobe Bryant is good at basketball (柯比擅长打篮球)chinese

Kobe Bryant is good at basketball (柯比擅长打篮球)

July 8, 2009 at 8:27 am

Ok, there…I said it. After spending the best part of the last 2 months watching the NBA playoffs, it feels weird not having Kobe, Lebron, […]

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Epic Christmas gifts #1 (牛X的圣诞礼物1)chinese

Epic Christmas gifts #1 (牛X的圣诞礼物1)

July 6, 2009 at 8:55 am

My Christmas was ruined due to the mystery of the disappearing umbrella. Ibby, my flatmate, managed to buy me EXACTLY what I wanted – a […]

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Gaokaooo! (高考!)chinese

Gaokaooo! (高考!)

July 2, 2009 at 11:33 am

The college entrance exam is a massive moment in every Chinese student’s life. Take A-Levels, SATs and the International Baccalaureate and then heat them in […]

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Chinese security van very stuck in a hole in People’s Square, Shanghai (中国运钞车卡在上海人民广场路上的沟里)chinese

Chinese security van very stuck in a hole in People’s Square, Shanghai (中国运钞车卡在上海人民广场路上的沟里)

June 30, 2009 at 11:20 pm

On my way back from work (no umbrella, Roxette very loud on mp3 player, smiling all the way) I was surprised to see a big […]

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Things you don’t expect to see in a supermarket (你不愿在超市看到的事情)chinese

Things you don’t expect to see in a supermarket (你不愿在超市看到的事情)

June 29, 2009 at 9:03 am

One of the funniest (I don’t know why) moments in Shanghai so far was the first time I saw people moving shopping trolleys down an […]

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Michael Jackson’s story using emoticons (用表情符号讲述的迈克杰克逊的故事)

June 26, 2009 at 5:42 pm

Here lies Michael Jackson’s life story, using the medium of the chat emoticon / symbol as inspiration. 这里是迈克杰克逊生平的故事,灵感来自于表情符号. ☻ – born ♫ – became ♔ […]

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If you had one wish… (如果你有一个心愿…)chinese

If you had one wish… (如果你有一个心愿…)

June 26, 2009 at 12:48 am

We’ve all thought about it at some point…what would you do if you could do ANYTHING in the world? Fly around the world? Star in […]

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A year in Shanghai in photos (Part 2/2) (在沪一年图片集(下篇))chinese

A year in Shanghai in photos (Part 2/2) (在沪一年图片集(下篇))

June 21, 2009 at 11:56 pm

If you haven’t seen Part 1 of my ‘Year in Shanghai in photos’ then why don’t you have a look by clicking here -> A […]

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A year in Shanghai in photos (Part 1) (在沪一年图片集(上篇))chinese

A year in Shanghai in photos (Part 1) (在沪一年图片集(上篇))

June 17, 2009 at 9:24 am

I’ve taken a lot of photos in Shanghai. To be honest, I’ve probably taken more pictures in Shanghai than in the rest of the world, […]

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Shanghai Male Escort Service (上海男陪服务)chinese

Shanghai Male Escort Service (上海男陪服务)

June 11, 2009 at 9:29 am

So on our way to eat at a Japanese teppanyaki restaurant, we came across this advertisement for a male escort service in Shanghai. As I’ve […]

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Fudan University photos (负担大学照片)chinese

Fudan University photos (负担大学照片)

June 9, 2009 at 8:58 am

So recently I had lunch with a very good student of mine (although there’s only so much you can teach an American before the words […]

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OMFG WTF END OF THE WORLD?!? (世界末日啦?!?)chinese

OMFG WTF END OF THE WORLD?!? (世界末日啦?!?)

June 7, 2009 at 5:25 pm

Ok so I went out for lunch today to Hooters Shanghai (well it *is* Friday, after all)…but by the time I arrived there I could […]

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‘Lost’ themed shop near Beijing Lu (北京路附近的‘迷失’主题的商店)chinese

‘Lost’ themed shop near Beijing Lu (北京路附近的‘迷失’主题的商店)

June 4, 2009 at 2:42 pm

I found this amazing shop near our apartment the other day. Well, I say amazing, actually I wasn’t 100% sure what the place was all […]

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