This is yet another "traffic in China" post. My friend, who writes for "That’s Shanghai" has written about his disappearing minivan in Shanghai. It starts out like this: A couple of weeks ago, I drove through downtown Puxi early one Saturday morning to have breakfast with a friend. To my surprise, I found a parking […]
More on Beijing Traffic
On August 30, I linked to a very funny post with delightful graphics on what happens at a Beijing intersection when a light changes. Well, that blogger has done it again with another set of graphics that he calls "Syncrhonized Insanity." It is so very accurate!
Yesterday I participated in a seminar on English teaching in China. One of the presenters did an exercise to demonstrate an oral activity, called "Fortunately, Unfortunately," in which 3 or 4 people stand and tell a running story. The teacher starts off by telling the opening of a story line, such as, "Yesterday, I left […]
Breaking the Pipes
A colleague of mine has recently moved to Beijing from Mongolia, and has started a blog about her experiences transitioning from the countryside of Mongolia to Big Bad Beijing. It’s called T in Beijing, and it can be found here. Her first entry is a story about an embarrassing moment at a bathroom (a common […]