Every day is a new experience in our lives. Nowhere is that clearer than in China where one can be bombarded from morning to evening with strange sights and odd occurences. This week has been emotional, as it is my last week in Foshan, and I have been taking pictures of a little bit everything… Continue reading Pics of the Week
Tomorrow is my last day of work in Foshan. In the past couple weeks I have been trying to soak up as much of the city as I possibly can. I know that Guangzhou is right there on Foshan's doorstep, and I know that I will of course return, but there is something special about… Continue reading Ten Things to do in Foshan – Part 2
My time living in Foshan is coming to a close. It's been an interesting first port of call on my China adventure, but the promise of greener pastures is beckoning me East to Guangzhou. As such I thought it would be nice to write some about the city and more specifically about some of the… Continue reading Ten Things to do in Foshan
In the cinema in Foshan I encounter a pair of cashiers dressed in army gear. They wear these outfits to promote the astounding number of war films which make their way into Chinese cinema, like the one that I am currently watching, "Wolf Warrior 2." It is a sight I am unused to, given the… Continue reading Tales of Propaganda
The end is nigh for my time in Foshan. Quite soon I will move a few kilometres up the road to Guangzhou to resume my Chinese adventure, albeit on a grander scale, I hope. With that being said, the time has also come to say goodbye to some folks. The first of the grand goodbyes… Continue reading The Thrill of a Tall Building
There has been a lot of talk in China recently about the explosion in volume of shared bikes. In cities such as Hangzhou it has been found that 96% of the population are dissatisfied with the management of these bikes. Why is that? The bikes are so profilerate in urban areas that they add a… Continue reading Who Says Sharing Is A Good Thing?
Any mention of the fictional bear created for kids by AA Milne has been banned in China after comparisons were drawn between the bears portly stature and Chinese President Xi Jinping's comparably portly figure. The bizarre ban comes on the heels of similarly questionable decisions, such as the alleged decision to ban vpns after february… Continue reading Winnie The Pooh Now An Illegal Alien