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You guys. There are so many things I liked about my travels in the Middle Kingdom, but the Great Firewall was not one of them. Most social networking sites, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, are blocked in China. I didn’t … Continue reading
I got this from Cambridge library because I recognized the author’s name from the NPR story on We Should All Be Feminists, and also because I love expat and travel stories. I couldn’t recommend it more, both as an excellent, sympathetic expat account … Continue reading
I haven’t written as much as I expected to write About China, because I’ve been experiencing a reverse Dunning-Kruger on this trip. I’m realizing more and more the immensity of what I don’t yet understand about China, and so whenever I start to … Continue reading
Facts of life at a Yangzhou hospital. #chinglish #blog #中国 #扬州 #expat #travel #China #Yangzhou #health via Instagram.
I do like the Manic Pixie Dream Girl character who always carries her passport with her, so readers know what a wildly adventurous free spirit she is, but my own travel experience is not so much grab your passport and my hand. More grab your … Continue reading
In If You’re Not The One by Jemma Forte, Jen Wright is in an underwhelming marriage, with two small and needy children. She’s wishing for a little more passion and excitement when she’s hit by a car, and while in … Continue reading
Bumped off my flight home (intentional) and separated from my luggage (…not so much). Fortunately, I have all the books on my iPad and my mom’s Christmas cookies with me in my carryon.
Let’s get it out of the way at the beginning: Yeah, I read that Slate piece this summer, shaming the uncultured, lowbrow adult readers of YA fiction, and my response is the kind of intense eyeroll I haven’t given since … Continue reading
The second part of House on Fire’s The Silent Age continues janitor Joe’s time-traveling adventures as he saves the world from certain destruction. Like in the first episode, Joe travels between groovy 1972 and a terrible post-apocalyptic future with his solar-powered … Continue reading