Traffic jams in China just aren’t what they used to be.
Even though I am in Minnesota, enjoying the delights of clean air AND snow, I thought I’d join the stampede to rant about the terrible smog that has enveloped Beijing. Obviously I can’t give a first-hand account, so I’ll share with you this description of what it’s like in Beijing today. It’s a post […]
I'm starting a new (hopefully) regular feature on this blog — weekly reading assignments. I will highlight a few of the interesting articles or posts about China that I've run across in the course of the week. I guess you could call me a compulsive educator. Oh well. There are worse things to be called! […]
I well remember the first time I encountered a street-side popcorn vendor in China. It was way back in September of1984, during my first year as an English teacher in Zhengzhou, Henan Province. I had travelled by train north from Zhengzhou to the small town of Xinxiang to visit a friend who was teaching there, […]