Monthly Archives: June 2013

Changping lu street life

I’m discovering a little more about my new neighbourhood every day, and loving it more and more! I realised Wednesday evening that it only takes me 15 minutes to bike to People’s square’s Barbarossa bar (for ladies’ night, free cocktails … Continue reading

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Oh! Gays just know how to have fun! 我骄傲!

I was invited by my gay housemate to join him last night at a club on the Bund called Zeal. Gay Pride week is beginning and it was opening night. To date, the only Gay Pride experience I have had … Continue reading

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Chinese evening dance workout

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Learning to make 粽子(Zongzi)!

Last night I learnt how to make the Chinese traditional 粽子 and learnt a little bit about the background to the Dragon Boat Festival during which it is eaten. ( I posted a photo below) There is a story behind … Continue reading

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包粽子

Learning to make the Dragon Boat Festival dumpling

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Monsoon season has begun!

Changle lu Changshu Lu in Shanghai, beginning of some torrential rainy days!

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“I’m a vegetarian!”; “So, you eat chicken?”

I am in no way a veggie. On the contrary, I am a big meat eater and all round food lover. My best friend however has been a veggie all her life. It took me a long time to get … Continue reading

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