Category Archives: Life in Shanghai

On expat life: Home is where your mind is.

I’ve been in China for 3 years now. Do I miss home? You mean France? No, I don’t miss living in France (the cheese, of course, one never gets over that…). Is Shanghai my home now? I thought so at one point, … Continue reading

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Education is everything.

Outside a busy metro station.

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Reason 1 for growing out your pinky nail (CLICK on his pinky).

So I’m learning how to make GIFs! Click on the Chinese man. I’m trying to add text and match the frames but knowing me and how good I am at this stuff, it’s going to take time! Patience! I still … Continue reading

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Summer terrace

More photos from 太阳都市花园 terrace!    

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Peaceful view, tumultuous life

I woke up in the middle of the night three days ago. I couldn’t sleep though I was terribly tired. These past weeks have really been a test for me. I have learnt a little more about myself, realised how … Continue reading

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La playa in China

Two weeks ago my friend Cecile asked me whether I wanted to go to the beach the following day. In my mind I thought yes! Great! Are we renting a car, taking a bus or what? I was also a … Continue reading

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Baby bottoms and… Piss

It’s summer, and baby bottoms are sprouting everywhere! On top of that many parents are letting their offspring urinate wherever they see fit. With this heat and humidity, the smell of piss is pretty nauseating, but nobody else bats an … Continue reading

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