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Shanzhai article in Cassiopeia

I’m busy this month doing NaNoWriMo, which on top of work, baby, Christmas holiday preparations, etc, has left me very little time to sleep, let alone write anything non-novelly, but just in time to prevent this November being a NoBlogMer* … Continue reading

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Hats off

I found my first proper hat when I was “working” in Northam Books in Southampton. It was a gloomy old second-hand place which averaged around three or four customers per day. The pay was £10 per day, less than you’d … Continue reading

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This is China Daily’s special coverage of the Diaoyu / Senkaku Islands dispute

You would think they could at least maintain the charade of pretending to be balanced and having some shred of journalistic distance, but no – straight out cultural-revolution-style incitement seems to be the plan today. Yes, everyone knows it’s a … Continue reading

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Chris Brown, Chloe Papas and the future of music journalism

This is Chris Brown He’s a complete prick – a homophobe, a violent drunk, utterly insensitive, with idiot fans, and (as everyone must know) responsible for this appalling assault on Rihanna. A thoroughly despicable person, then. We can all agree … Continue reading

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China Links

It’s been a couple of weeks since we got back from England, and I still haven’t really had the chance to sit down and write anything. Work’s been very busy, home life is currently baby-dominated, and we’ve all had an … Continue reading

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Things found on the internet this week

Haven’t done this for a while, but I’ve come across some very good stuff lately. This American Life podcast about the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen If you are interested in China, own any electronic gadgets (a computer for example) or … Continue reading

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This Year’s Project I’m Definitely Going To See Through

I’m writing a blog about every song by the band Pulp. It’s over here —–> http://pulpsongs.wordpress.com There will be an entry every Saturday for the foreseeable future. It’s probably not for everyone, so I’ll refrain from banging on about it here.

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