Monthly Archives: November 2005

The Evils of Cheese

I’ve been working pretty hard lately (as evidenced by my recent posts) and I was due for a break. Ever perceptive, Helene convinced me to step out of Shanghai and take a day off on Friday – and a little ...

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The Taxi Scam

You live in a country for more than two years, you think you’ve figured out all the scams. Hah! Sunday night, at 1h30 AM, I took a taxi home from work. One street corner down, I opened my wallet to ...

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The Perils of Coolness

It’s currently 9 AM Shanghai time, and I’ve been in the office 1 hour. Good thing is, I’m going to bed very shortly. You see, I’ve been here until 1 AM Sunday night, after a 20-hour work weekend. I was ...

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The Scheduling of Showers

Hélène and I (and 西施!) continue to love our new apartment. It’s so much bigger than the previous one, it almost feels like too much space. All in all, we are very happy with the move, and we can’t wait ...

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