Today was the first day off I had in a week and a half, so I planned to get up, head to the train station and go and find my self of ‘real’
Unfortunately, that plan was dashed by the cleaning lady at my door this morning, indicating I had slept through my alarm by two hours. I made it to the station, bought a ticket to
I have to say, this is a town to live in, not to visit. The Bund is marvellous and there are a few other interesting places to go, but it does not have the tourist attraction of
I had some rather forced conversations with Chinese clearly wanting to sell me something under the pretence of learning English – a ruse I got extremely tired of. The pinnacle came when my will broke and accompanied a pair of Chinese students to a café bar for a coffee. My treat, and I didn’t really mind. I was rather shocked to find they had ordered half the menu and the most expensive Whiskeys on the menu! My heart both dropping and pounding in rage, I had to control myself, pay the bill and get the hell out. I raised a stink but this was clearly not a good idea in the particular location I had chosen. You know, I have traversed
That feels better now! Now I prepare to head out one last time to meet Henry from my High School. Amazing to see him and my oldest friend in
Shower and change. A wiser man steps out into the night.
Bamboo sticks out into the street, providing drying space for clothes. Just thread them on and poke ‘em out!
The pond at YuYuen gardens – the ‘Old City’
A phone recharging machine on Nanjing Street. Maybe I am the only one that found it interesting.
The animation exhibition in MOCA – The Museum of Contemporary Art – in People’s Square.
Spinning LED installation – quite cool – reminded me of a guy from my old time at ideo in London
Bruce Lee Fried Chicken. I’m Not Joking. Actually they take his Chinese name ‘Lee Xiao Long’, or ‘Little Dragon’ Lee