Monthly Archives: October 2011
Saving Vase in China
Ancient of lineage, exquisitely crafted, antique Chinese porcelain glows with character that the most whimsical, rebellious contemporary Chinese artist is hard put to rival.
Many Thanks to Our China Expats!
Hundreds attend our China Expat book launch events
Three More Chinatowns
Those who didn’t fancy steaming down to a frazzle took to selling peanuts in the street, an occupation which the Dutch soon used as an epithet.
Shanghai's Art Festival: Much Needed Humanities
Up next, a Broadway musical in which everyone gets their money back from the Wall Street bagmen and Capitol Hill quislings.
Chinese Tea and Its Journey West
Samuel Johnson describes himself in his biography as "a hardened and shameless tea-drinker, who for twenty years diluted his meals with only the infusion of the fascinating plant; who with tea amused the evening, with tea solaced the midnight, and with tea welcomed the morning."
With Respects to Michael Connelly
Michael Connelly - a gentleman and a great soul
Eileen Chang - A Chinese Rarity
Government intervention is to art what Jaws was to Jersey Shore, driving off all but the congenitally stupid.
A Really Good Typhoon
An exciting, yet often frustrating, part of living in coastal South China are the typhoons.
China…..Yesterday and Today: 1984 vs. 2011
In 2011,Changchun and Qingdao have a school called “Early MBA”. I would love to sit in on a class. Can 3 to 5 year olds REALLY LEARN AND DISCUSS SERIOUS GLOBAL CURRENT EVENTS LIKE DEBT CEILINGS, LIBYA, GLOBAL WARMING AND THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND?
Boris Lissanevitch – Asian Expat Extraordinaire
How an expat ballet dancer and tiger hunter founded the 300 Club, the Yak & Yeti and Cathay Pacific