Monthly Archives: April 2005

Busy! Be Back Soon!

“Too many stupid meetings can change a man’s Destiny.” – Lt. Koji Shinjo, Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla

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Protesting the Protests

I apologize in advance to Chinese friends and acquaintances who might be reading this blog, but I want to get this off my chest. Saturday, universities in a number of Chinese cities held massive anti-Japanese rallies. In Shanghai, 20,000 people ...

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China: The Financial Argument

A long, long time ago, back when Helene and I were still deciding whether we wanted to move to Asia, a good friend from Hong Kong explained to me that debts were a typically North American thing. He explained to ...

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Hot Pot Goodness

Chinese food is infinitely varied, but one of my favorite meals is indubitably hot pot. Helene and I joined two of my colleagues Friday (one Shanghainese and one Quebecois) at a hot pot near my place. It was most likely ...

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