March, 2012

Nanchang Lu Chengguan

What I am reading this week

-  I want to thank Paul French, who has been vigorously travelling to promote his historical mystery thriller book “Midnight in Peiking“, for giving Shanghai Street Stories a plug…

Suzhou Literary Festival Roundup

This past weekend was spent in the very lovely Suzhuo at the Bookworm bookstore, partaking in the Suzhou Literary Festival activities. I especially want to thank everyone who…

Billboards on Huaihai Lu

What I am reading this week

It’s going to be a busy weekend. I’m headed to Suzhou to lead a street photography workshop on March 18 (Sun) as part of the Suzhou Literary Festival. I’m…

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…

Noodle snack meal

What I am reading this week

The sun’s finally graced Shanghai in all its glory after weeks, weeks of depressing grey skies and irritating drizzle. I hope you’re out and about basking in nature’s warmth, taking…

A dog’s life

[imagebrowser id=71] 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…

What I am reading BW

What I am reading this week

 A tad late to my attempt at a Thursday/Friday post on great reads for the week but here you go! – Paul French’s annual obituary of the heritage architecture…