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Colorful old lady in lane

What I am reading

Today’s links are all about Shanghai and China, and how the past and present influence and haunt each other. – Bai Xiaoci has been photographing his series, “I…

A parking lot in four frames

I recently had an appointment at a hospital located along Fengyang Lu (风阳路) off the Northsouth Elevated Highway Road (南北高架路). One look at the numerous moaning patients spilling out…

11JUL11 Dogs and Cats2

A dog’s life and a cat’s world

I’ve encountered my fair share of pets while roaming in old neighborhoods. Live poultry aside, they range from scruffy half-heartedly adopted dogs and cats that looked like they…

A little scrap story

[imagebrowser id=29] While I am not one for following major scrap stories like some folks, it is nevertheless amusing to hear the backstories of what, why and how…