Statistics put out by the Chinese government this week show that the roads in China are the deadliest in the world. Here’s how the AP reports on this phenomenon: Once again, China‘s roads are the deadliest in the world, a government news agency said Friday. For the 11th consecutive year, China has topped the list […]
Now this is one of those very very funny signs. It is posted above the urinals in the mens room of a public toilet at the Temple of Heaven. AND NO I DID NOT TAKE THE PHOTO!!! I took some visitors there a few weeks back, and one of the guys came out of the […]
Some friends and I had the chance to be a part of baseball history yesterday, as we were on hand to witness the first ever Major League Baseball (MLB) game played in the People’s Republic of China. The Dodgers played the Padres and the score ended in a 3-3 tie (no extra innings played). It […]
It’s a beautiful day for ball game here in Beijing. The Los Angeles Dodgers will play the San Diego Padres at the new Wukesong Baseball Olympic venue, right here in my neighborhood. I and a bunch of friends will be there for the fun. First pitch is at 1pm. Photos to follow later!
One of the features that my blog-hosting service provides is statistical information on "page views" to my site. I can see how many times in the course of a day my website is viewed. Beyond that, however, it also tells me if someone visits my site via a link from another site, and even tells […]
On Wednesday afternoon a friend and I went for a long walk around Kunming Lake, in the Summer Palace. It was a gorgeous, unusually warm spring day–maybe 60 degrees (definitely not normal for this time of year). As we were walking we came upon some guys swimming….in the shadow of this sign!