Monthly Archives: June 2005

Sick-Jean-Baptiste

You know you’re blogging too much when, sick and doubled over the toilet, you think, “Uugh, I just thought of a cool title for my next blog entry…” Friday night, June the 24th, I went out to Moon River Diner, ...

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Cocktails in the Courtyard

As any long-term expat in China will tell you, the stares and impassive curiosity of our Chinese hosts can sometimes get on our nerves. It’s not that it’s irritating, in itself, when an old lady stares you down as if ...

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The Perfect Martini – Shanghai Edition

It finally happened. Yesterday, after a hard day’s work, I got home and fixed myself a martini. As I sat down to sip it, it struck me. I have made the perfect martini. My quest is at an end. In ...

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Shanghai: The Bonus Levels

For a newcomer to Shanghai, the city’s maze-like layout can be quite distressing when compared to a North American city’s grid-like order. It’s easy-and downright fun!-to get lost in he side-streets of Shanghai, and many cool discoveries can be made. ...

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