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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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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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Things in China

Now that I’ve successfully combined all my blogs I’m predictably going to start making new ones. To that end, here’s ‘Things in China’, a brief distraction daily photo thing, since that seems to be the done thing these days – … Continue reading

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Things I’ve seen on the internet this week

50 Unexplainable Black & White Photos None of them actually “unexplainable,” but worth a look anyway. Amazon.com Mr Men reviews by Hamilton Richardson On Mr Uppity; “In a thinly-veiled reference to the oppression of the workers by the ruling class, … Continue reading

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Ozmotron Remix Project – Done and Done

Four months ago I posted an entry about The Ozmotron Remix Project Well, finally it’s finished. Everything is free to download from last.fm here: http://www.last.fm/music/Ozmotron/Ozmotron …and there’s a rapidshare here: http://rapidshare.com/#!download|834tl|444582873|Ozmotron_-_10th_Anniversary_Special_Edition.zip|73361 Edit: Rapidshare link dead for some reason, mediafire here: … Continue reading

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Number one

By way of an explanation for forrins – the number one single is a kind of cultural touchstone in the UK in a way that it doesn’t seem to be in other countries, and having the Christmas number one used … Continue reading

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