Shanghai

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…

Reflections at high noon

Reflections at high noon

12 o’clock. The heat from the asphalt emanated with a kind of fury that dulled the senses and eventually the body. I tasted the salty perspiration on my…

Cat in Zhabei

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…