Category Archives: things in china

I probably have to write something about the bizarre Princess Diana statue garden in Nansha

The news that William and Harry are planning to have a statue of their mother built in Kensington Palace gardens has reminded me of the entire garden full of Princess Di statues I happened upon in Nansha, a distant suburb … Continue reading

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Chinese Condom Brands

The thing you always have to remember about Chinglish is that we are not the intended audience. English is used generally as a signifier of cosmopolitan modernity, and the vast majority of the people who see an English word will … Continue reading

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Things in China – Questionable branding

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Things in China – Fire precaution notices.

Not that remarkable, maybe, but look at the guy’s face – he’s absolutely terrified. Which is realistic, I suppose.

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Things in China – KFC’s new breakfast offering.

Sweetcorn embedded in minced pork. Surely it can’t only be me that thinks this looks like a poo in a bap?

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Things in China – Advertisment for cosmetic surgery outside an actual hospital during the world cup

If you can read Chinese you’ll get the pun, though to be honest that doesn’t really make it any better.

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Things in China – “Resist the British Street”

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