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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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Parkview Green (芳草地) = weird shopping centre

In late April, when it was still basically winter, we wandered by a shopping centre in Beijing and went inside on a whim. Normally this is a recipe for tedium, but fortunately this time there was a wealth of bizarre, … Continue reading

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Things In China: Beijing Zoo

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Things in China: Never Forget

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Things in China – Frost spider tree

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Things in China – Cabbage and hotpot

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Things in China – Year of the snake

Midnight in Tongzhou Zai Zai, born 12.07am, Chinese New Year’s Day

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Things in China – “We are Americans”

It’s not really fair to laugh at someone’s poor English when my Chinese is so bad (or fair in any case, come to think of it), especially when it’s some poor woman just looking for a job, but she is … Continue reading

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Things in China – ‘Love Toilet’, Xishuangbanna Airport

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Things in China – Fibreglass statue of ET outside my apartment

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