Beware of neighbours bearing gifts – 当心邻居带来的“礼物”chinese

Beware of neighbours bearing gifts – 当心邻居带来的“礼物”

March 1, 2012 at 7:31 pm

If you have been following my new website, Build a House With Me, you will know that I have been trying to renovate an old […]

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Pardon my Frenchhaha

Pardon my French

February 17, 2012 at 1:02 am

I was cruising the local supermarket the other day when I noticed a TV mag at the checkout. Everything *seemed* normal, until I looked a […]

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Big Brother is watchingdiary

Big Brother is watching

November 16, 2011 at 12:13 am

I saw this on the wall in the self-service café on a Brittany Ferries boat.

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Sunbathing Error – 错误的日光浴chinese

Sunbathing Error – 错误的日光浴

April 6, 2011 at 5:07 pm

It seemed like summer had come early earlier this week! The weather was wonderful, so I headed out to Jing’an Sculpture Park for a summer […]

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Putting the FUN in GYM! – 健身的乐趣!chinese

Putting the FUN in GYM! – 健身的乐趣!

March 22, 2011 at 2:34 pm

I love going to the gym. I go six days a week…not because I’m good at exercising (or because I try very hard), but because […]

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The Worst Job On Earth – 世界上最糟糕的工作chinese

The Worst Job On Earth – 世界上最糟糕的工作

February 16, 2011 at 6:42 pm

This shop is proof that being a real estate agent is the worst job on earth. 这个店证明了在房地产中介工作,是世界上最糟糕的工作。

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Too Much Tesco Value – 过高的乐购价值chinese

Too Much Tesco Value – 过高的乐购价值

February 11, 2011 at 7:29 pm

Tesco’s rapid expansion in China really impressed me. Not just because they invested huge amounts of money in building big, clean supermarkets, but also because […]

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Chinese Marketing Lies – 中国超市里的谎言chinese

Chinese Marketing Lies – 中国超市里的谎言

February 9, 2011 at 1:03 pm
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Bathroom Tips (FOLLOWUP) – 厕所里的小贴士(续)chinese

Bathroom Tips (FOLLOWUP) – 厕所里的小贴士(续)

January 26, 2011 at 6:22 pm

Good news and bad news from Shanghai. 好消息也是坏消息。

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Why you shouldn’t buy your parents a scanner for Christmas – 圣诞节千万别送扫描仪给你父母chinese

Why you shouldn’t buy your parents a scanner for Christmas – 圣诞节千万别送扫描仪给你父母

January 2, 2011 at 3:27 pm

Here’s a good example of why you shouldn’t buy your parents a scanner for Christmas. They’ll go straight to the old shoebox that is stuffed […]

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Icy Chill #2 – 冰天雪地chinese

Icy Chill #2 – 冰天雪地

December 20, 2010 at 7:11 pm

I just found out that my dear cousin Alice and her husband James are stuck in the freezing UK and can’t fly away to the […]

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Bathroom Tips – 厕所里的小贴士chinese

Bathroom Tips – 厕所里的小贴士

December 6, 2010 at 12:44 pm

Sometimes the most obvious advice is the best. 有时候很明显的意见也是最好的意见

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Beating Tetris – 打俄罗斯发块chinese

Beating Tetris – 打俄罗斯发块

November 29, 2010 at 3:41 pm

Here’s a short video which proves that it’s not that difficult to beat Tetris… 这里有个短片告诉我们打俄罗斯方块不难 From Kaixin001.com

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A Message To The Koreas – 致北韩和南韩的消息chinese

A Message To The Koreas – 致北韩和南韩的消息

November 23, 2010 at 5:47 pm

With tensions between North and South Korea rising, my buddy at LengXiaoHua has sent a message which puts into words what the majority of people […]

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Funnies – 小玩意haha

Funnies – 小玩意

November 22, 2010 at 5:10 pm


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Amazing New Brand – 惊人的新品牌chinese

Amazing New Brand – 惊人的新品牌

September 17, 2010 at 5:03 pm

This new supermarket chain could become the biggest brand name in China – or even the world! 这个连锁超市的牌子可能成为中国最大的品牌——甚至是全球性的! I’m not 100% sure whether this is […]

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