Well, as of today at 3 PM, Hélène is gone to Thailand for 2 and a half weeks. Which means I’ll stay in cold, gray Shanghai while she’s enjoying super-fresh seafood in a paradise island of plenty where you get ...Read More »
Pyongyang On My Mind
It’s happening again. Ever since I’ve been in China, I’ve been meaning to visit Ko...
The Perils of Street Intersections
Most of the foreigners living in Shanghai will tell you : crossing the street for the first time in ...
Hello from Hong Kong!
I’m writing this entry from Hong Kong, where I’m spending the week. I will return to Sha...
New Year, New Face!
I’ve seen a lot of dubious advertisements, but this one takes the cake. This advertisement is ...
Cocktails in the Courtyard
As any long-term expat in China will tell you, the stares and impassive curiosity of our Chinese hos...
The Feeling of Receiving Your Own Game
Today, I received my complimentary copy of Ghost Recon 2 PS2. It’s always a rush to get a version of a game you created. It’s strange, especially since I had the chance to play with the Gold Master until I ...Read More »