Daily Archives: September 27, 2012

Living in China. July, 17, 2012. Hong Kong.

Sunday I had to go to Hong Kong to get my visa updated. Big mistake. The stores here are all open on Sunday and the checkpoint was a mad house. Chinese people like to shop in Hong Kong because a … Continue reading

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Living in China. July 11, 2012. A Scary Experience

  Had a scary experience yesterday. I usually keep a few Yuan with me for small personal expenses while I’m out alone. I mostly buy an occasional snack, something at chess club, some ice cream, or a beer ot two … Continue reading

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Living in China. Let China Be Chinese

Recently there have been calls for legislation concerning civil behavior in Shenzhen. The question is what constitutes civil behavior, who decides, and how will it be enforced? Will it be based on public consensus or bureaucratic dictate? How will these … Continue reading

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