Street Stories

Instagram glory

I confess that nowadays, the Iphone has become de facto of a wieldy DSLR despite my occasional dissatisfaction with the output quality of my old Iphone. My recent…

The ladies within

The ladies within

How many times have we seen the warm, red lights flickering on a dark and empty street in the middle of the night? The window panes are frosted…

Beijing dog 01

A dog’s life

Warning! Some images may be disturbing for readers. The village of Jiangtaiwa (将台洼村) and  Dongcuijia (东崔家村 ) are two of several clustered villages between the fourth and fifth ring of…

Da Fu Gui Dumplings 01

Hunger pangs at Da Fu Gui (大富贵)

The discovery of Shanghainese snackhouse/ restaurant Da Fu Gui (大富贵) was an accidental delight. As adverse I am to crowds, hungry hordes are hard to ignore when delicious (hence popular)…

Winter street walk 01

Winter walking

It was only a few weeks ago, the cold and dampness of Shanghai’s winter had gotten to me in the worst possible way. Hibernation swiftly took over and…