Like I said in my previous post, Helene is currently doing her best to enjoy the island of Samui in Thailand, while I toil away and do my best to finish Splinter Cell Double Agent. Being alone was fun for ...Read More »
Pirated DVD Reviews
BoingBoing posted a hilarious link on reviews of DVDs bought right off the streets of Shanghai : Rev...
西施 Misses Helene
Boy, I think I don’t spend enough time with our cat 西施 (Xi Shi)… She’s obviously m...
The Celine Curse
(With apologies to my dear mother, who is also named Celine… This has nothing to do with her!)...
One Small Electronic Miracle
Remember my atrocious evening at Microfabrique last February? At that time, I had sworn off the elec...
So Long, Maozilla!
You may not know this, but I’m a big Godzilla fan. I used to own a reproduction of the origina...
I tell you; it’s a weird psychological process to begin to think about going back to my home country after 3 years abroad. If Helene and I had decided we wanted to stay in Shanghai, I’m sure we’d be fine ...Read More »
As you probably inferred from a recent post of mine, Montreal has been on my mind a lot lately. It’s not so much that Helene and I are sick and tired of Shanghai; sure, some aspects are not as novel, ...Read More »
Lost in Translating
Picture this: two Western men are standing in a street in Shanghai. They stand in exactly the same spot, looking around. One of them is looking at the street with new eyes, being newcomer in the city. The heat, the ...Read More »
Gifts Great and Small
Wednesday night, the E3 Core Team gathered at Ubisoft’s favorite Shanghainese restaurant, 海上阿叔 (“Shanghai Uncle”), for one final cheer over our accomplishment. We had an awesome time, and much wine was drunk as we cheered on. In the middle of ...Read More »