May, 2010

Shanghai Minmalism

Shanghai Minimalism

  It’s official, summer is here and everyone is on vacation. Couple that with the allure of the World Expo, friends and family are pouring into Shanghai in…

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Sometimes, there is nothing worse than having someone notice you with a camera. Or when you hit a low point in your photography for the day. There are times…

Where for art thou, spring?

Spring has appeared to have missed Shanghai completely. Or perhaps it was so fleeting having come and gone in a blink of an eye. Winter has been arduously…

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Shanghai’s scrapers

The other day, a woman fell out of the sky and missed me by an inch. You think I’m making this up? I was hurriedly striding along the…

Morning run on the Bund

Morning run on the Bund

You spot them in the distance, like a millipede on speed. Bobbing up and down, not necessarily all in-sync, this group of young police cadets with freshly shaven…

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Sunrise on the Bund

It was one of those moments that occur to the (semi) conscious mind at 430am. Dark blue hues were giving way to light, inch by inch. A lone…

Shanghai Island Pudong at night

And the Shanghai Expo begins..

I caught the ceremonial launch of the World Expo in Shanghai on television like any good Shanghai resident, away from the maddening crowds. It showed spectacular views of…