Tag Archives: china

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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Hole-y shit!

Have you heard of (or seen) China’s crotchless trousers worn by many of the offspring here? You can get somewhat of an eyeful here. It can be difficult to sympathize with this supposedly hygiene-friendly attire when it comes bobbing past you during … 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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(Not quite) Embracing Chinese culture.

I met a person the other day who posed me an interesting question. Upon learning that I spoke Chinese, he asked me if I’d ever had a Chinese boyfriend whilst I was here. When I said no, he asked me … Continue reading

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A tale of two T-shirts…

This is actually a very popular feat in Shanghai where many couples enjoy flaunting their “coupliness’ in this way. I guess I’ve seen these sorts of match-ups so often now I’m finally starting to find some of them cute (did … Continue reading

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