Yesterday, while hiking the Great Wall with some visitors from Minnesota, we encountered a large group of climbers, all wearing graduation caps and gown. It turns out they were all PhD and MA graduates from Beijing Agricultural University. Great Wall graduation pictures. What a great idea!!
I have been playing host/tour guide to a group of visitors for the past week, and in keeping with the spirit of Chinese socio-political discourse, I decided that the week's activities would be conducted according to the principle of "The Three Ambiguities." Namely…. 1. Nothing is as it seems (my all time favorite mantra) 2. […]
So, where do you suppose this coffee shop outside the Pearl Market got the idea for their logo?
Given the toxic soup that has parked itself over Beijing the past few days, it's easy to forget that there's giant desert just on the other side of the mountains, and that it is steadily marching towards the city. The photographs in this online slide show are a stark reminder.
I'm playing host to a group of visitors this week, and as we were wending our way around town this afternoon we spotted a sign over a storefront that said TALENTY ENGLISH. I don't know about you, buy I'm guessing that they are going to have trouble establishing their credibility.
I just discovered a fun blog called Appetite for China. It's all about Chinese food, of course. There's a fun post titled "100 Chinese Foods to Try Before You Die." Check it out! How many have you tried? (And in case you're wondering, the health inspector did call me again today and yet again […]