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(中文) 我的旅途
2 years Ago

(中文) 我的旅途

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The Fat Little Squirrels of Hangzhou
2 years Ago

The Fat Little Squirrels of Hangzhou

Squirrels are common sight in the UK so when I was walking alongside West Lake in Hangzhou and saw a crowd gathered around a tree taking pictures of a squirrel …
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My Facebook Rant
2 years Ago

My Facebook Rant

Living in China as a foreigner helps one to appreciate social media and the connections that can be maintained across the globe. Being able to casually glance at a WhatsApp …
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Street Food Blues: The woes of Chinese street food vendors
3 years Ago

Street Food Blues: The woes of Chinese street food vendors

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It’s 4am. In the damp dark coolness of a Ningbo morning, nothing much seems to stir, huge expanses of roads are left empty, eerily basking in the unused yellow glow …
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Getting Married in Hefei
3 years Ago

Getting Married in Hefei

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After moving to the UK from China to study at the University of Birmingham and then working in Birmingham for the year afterwards, I had grown to like the UK. …
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Going to a Football Match in China
3 years Ago

Going to a Football Match in China

After being a season ticket holder at Aston Villa F.C. in England for the past fifteen years, one of the first things I wanted to do when I arrived in …
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To Pee or Not To Pee?
6 years Ago

To Pee or Not To Pee?

Babies and toddlers in China don’t wear nappies because they are ‘uncomfortable’ and ‘mafan’. Not to mention an ‘unnecessary expense’. Having witnessed it, we know that adults are happy to …
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The Bandit Train
7 years Ago

The Bandit Train

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In 2009 after a good friend of ours in England sadly passed away, I decided to go and visit my friend who was living and teaching English in Xichang, Sichuan …
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