A Mousecapade

For lunch today, I and some colleagues headed off to our favorite Hunan restaurant, across the street from our office.  It’s a great place.  By...

JW

It seems that there is no end to the "just when you think you’ve seen/heard it all….." experiences one can accumulate in a city like...

Pai-Dui Day

Today was "Pai-dui Day" in Beijing. That’s pronounced pie-dway, by the way.  In the ongoing effort to improve the manners of Beijingers in the run-up...

Harmony Alert

The new favorite word here in China the past year or so is "harmony," or some variation of it.  This is because it is the...