Here’s a question — is there a limit to how large a city can be and still be considered a city (as opposed to a province/state or region)? That question popped into my mind when I read an article in The New York Times recently about China’s plans to create a super-city by combining Beijing with some […]
Moon Cakes or Donkey Meat?
On Thursday, Ms. B, one of the Chinese staff in our office got a phone call asking her to go to the main gate of the school to receive a delivery of gifts for Mid-Autumn Festival. The caller was a representative from the printing company we worked with this past summer. “Bring a large cart […]
Back-packing with Mom
I spotted this darling mom and her baby on the streets of Yichang, Hebei in March 2012. Too cute for words.