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September 29, 2011


New York. Subway, apartment hunting, neighborhood grocery stores, Chinese restaurants, littered backstreets, and people, a lot of them, walking, hurrying, jaywalking, heading somewhere, carrying bags… all these reminds me of Beijing, a city where I lived for seven years. All big cities share some common craziness. The Nation has kept me busy and my life […]


May 7, 2011


Once upon a time, an American whom I met for the first time asked me, “What’s the weather like in China?” Honestly, I appreciated his effort to try to strike a conversation with this Chinese woman in front of him, who obviously posed as an uncharted territory in his social landscape. I wasn’t offended at […]