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Winter walking

[imagebrowser id=68] 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…

Aloud on the wall

Say it loud, but say what?

When someone writes anything ugly or inflammatory on public walls, it doesn’t take long for the authorities or the local committee to come along with a paintbrush to…

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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…

Family business

Children are excellent sales people at the market. Adorable ones attract browsing customers, even if you’re just selling garlic and ginger.  To call this grandmother’s place of merchandise…

Lining up the tiles

Lining up the tiles

He had a smirk on his face that came as quick as it disappeared. A winning hand perhaps? It was hard to tell with the room thick with…