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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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Oliver Denton 14/2/2010chinese

Happy New Year! – 春节快乐!

February 14, 2010 at 12:01 am

This year’s been pretty amazing – so much has happened in work, life, love… 这是一个相当不错的一年-工作,生活,感情,都发生了许多事情… I hope everyone has a great year (or if you […]

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Shanghai men – 上海男人chinese

Shanghai men – 上海男人

February 11, 2010 at 10:06 am

There’s something about the men in Shanghai that I think is a little strange…. 我总觉得上海男人有点奇怪… ….but I just can’t figure out what it is… …可是我说不清楚怪在哪里…

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Hazing in the Chinese police – 作孽的中国警察chinese

Hazing in the Chinese police – 作孽的中国警察

February 1, 2010 at 8:50 am

Although I have not been able to get any official comment from the Chinese police, after looking at this photographic evidence collected after a seconds-long […]

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China mourns the death of Google – 中国悼念谷歌死亡chinese

China mourns the death of Google – 中国悼念谷歌死亡

January 14, 2010 at 10:17 am

It almost seems inevitable at this point – Google will be pulling out of China. It is unclear about what exactly will still be available […]

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Hack back – Chinese hackers give something back to Iran! – 反击黑客-中国黑客给予伊朗的反击!chinese

Hack back – Chinese hackers give something back to Iran! – 反击黑客-中国黑客给予伊朗的反击!

January 13, 2010 at 10:10 am

It’s been confirmed that Baidu was in fact hacked by the funnily named ‘Iranian Cyber Army’ earlier today. 已经确认了今天早上百度确实被‘伊朗Cyber Army’给黑了。 Kaixin001 now reports that the […]

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Avatar quoteschinese

Avatar quotes – 阿凡达台词

January 10, 2010 at 8:21 pm

I went to see Avatar at the cinema on Friday night! I think that it is the first movie that has been totally hyped beyond […]

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Can you guess what I saw last night? – 猜猜昨天我看到了什么?chinese

Can you guess what I saw last night? – 猜猜昨天我看到了什么?

January 9, 2010 at 11:13 am

Look at this picture. 看下面这个图。 I was coming home from work last night when I suddenly opened the window and stuck my phone out and […]

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Happy New Year! – 新年快乐!

January 4, 2010 at 3:56 pm

It’s a New Year (and a new decade) and I hope to be able to blog much more this year! Yeah! I know you’re excited […]

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