A China Hand originally referred to 19th-century merchants in the treaty ports of China, but came to be used for anyone with expert knowledge of the language, culture, and people of China.So as rising rents threaten the existence of the district's drinking institutions we trembled when hoardings were thrown…Continue 继续
Added by 由 Boof on 添加于September九月 27, 2015 at 6:14 — No Comments 无评论
We've all said it. 'TIC baby TIC" and that held true for China's weapons for a long time and many Chinese weapons had been described by western media as "TIC baby TIC it looks like" implying they were copies. recently China has demonstrated new weapons, to silence Western media.
Recently, the China…Continue 继续
Hitler Youth were 14-18 year old young men, Hitler Youth also absorbed younger adolescents of both sexes: 10-14-year-old boy to join its Cadet Corps; the girls entered the League of German Girls (Bund Deutscher M del?) . The League of German Girls girls were asked to learn cooking, childcare and other household chores, because in Nazi Germany that was the only role of women is to raise healthy pure bred German Nazi Aryan boys. The…Continue 继续
Added by 由 Boof on 添加于August八月 6, 2015 at 13:30 — No Comments 无评论
Sometimes I am amused when I see the things that go viral on Chinese Weibo and today I was stunned when I found that Mexican weather was all the rage.
Weibo reported that according to the Mexican view network on July 26 the "weather girl" had become a sensation on social networking sites…Continue 继续
In the USA you cannot become president if you were not born in the USA. Many conspiracy theories abound that Barrack Obama was born in Kenya and could not therefore be president. Some people, dubbed by the media as "birthers," allege that Barack Obama was not born in Hawaii, but in his father's home country of Kenya. …Continue 继续
Added by 由 Boof on 添加于July七月 27, 2015 at 5:42 — No Comments 无评论
On a flight from Hong Kong to Vladivostok swift justice was dealt out when an alleged drunken passenger caused trouble.
Seen arguing with another passenger the man was quickly taken down by fellow passengers …Continue 继续
Looking around the Internet I found a site which offered tours to the DPRK. Of course, my initial thought was "yeh maybe next lifetime." but browsing through the pictures I saw a DPRK, I didn't know existed. I thought I would share a few with you and at the bottom is a link to the site, if you might like to take a tour. …Continue 继续
Recently I saw a story regarding China's beloved Panda. A recent study by researchers in China and the UK's University of Aberdeen concluded that the chubby, adorable giant panda breed is the laziest type of all bears due to their extremely low metabolism, according to the Journal Science. …Continue 继续
Added by 由 Boof on 添加于July七月 15, 2015 at 8:00 — No Comments 无评论
We all share a wonderful place and now it is possible to bring that world and all that is going on around the globe into our living rooms everyday. please enjoy this collection of photos from around the world and enjoy this week in all its diversity. On July 1st in Paris France daytime temperatures reached 40c and the…Continue 继续
Added by 由 Boof on 添加于July七月 4, 2015 at 8:03 — No Comments 无评论
Living in Zhongshan we can all be forgiven for thinking China is a great place to live for its beauty, environment, friendly people, economy but most importantly because it is inexpensive but did you know we are surrounded by some of the most expensive cities in the world to live for expats. Shenzhen moved from 17th to 14th and Guangzhou from 24th to 15th. China now has three cities in the top 10 and nine cities in the top 30.…Continue 继续
Added by 由 Boof on 添加于June六月 29, 2015 at 7:00 — No Comments 无评论
June 25, the Guangzhou Municipal Public Security Bureau destroyed a major criminal group, including gangs leaders. Arrested, 67…Continue 继续
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It has come to my attention that we are being manipulated by advertisers. If you don't believe me then look at this piece of work below. It is just blatant and as soon as I can find a box of tissues I'm going to do something about it!…Continue 继续
Added by 由 Boof on 添加于May五月 29, 2015 at 10:00 — No Comments 无评论
Although homosexuality was legalized in 1997 and taken off the mental illness list shortly after, being openly gay in China is still frowned upon by the common citizen. …Continue 继续
A lot gets said about the weird and wacky and through a great site called Oddity Central we now can scope the world are doing in the name of Odd. If you're looking for that something different after your tour of Cambodia and The Killing Fields it might be time to add a little humor to your next holiday.
Anybody who has been in a classroom in China for more than five minutes would know of it's infatuation with…Continue 继续
Added by 由 Boof on 添加于May五月 24, 2015 at 8:30 — No Comments 无评论
I better start at the top as this is the stuff of Xi Jingping. This is the Obama ride when he can't get his rolling fortress into China, The company began in 1958 manufacturing vehicles exclusively for the party elite. The original models were so…Continue 继续
Added by 由 Boof on 添加于May五月 15, 2015 at 6:02 — No Comments 无评论
Browsing the world for weird stuff to contemplate and blog I came across the story of Xiao Die. I was not sure whether to be disgusted, outraged or weep with pity. I had never been confronted with these emotions at the same time before. I had never been confronted by pity ever! It was a new and scary feeling, I'm not sure I liked. …Continue 继续
It's funny how life offers opportunities just at the right time. Just as I thought to myself. "That's it I don't think I will do anymore blogging as I can't find anything new" along comes China to offer a resolve for my apathy. Tah Dah a theme park is giving people the chance to experience death with a simulated…Continue 继续
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I've got a new theory that there are actually three species of Humans living on the planet.Continue 继续
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Last night Batman posted a link in a WeChat group I'm in, to a story breaking in China
"Want a Hooker to Sit With You While you Play Video Games?"
Added by 由 Boof on 添加于April四月 26, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments 无评论
With Summer fast approaching and the pools soon to be opened it has caused me to reflect on that age old question of many long term expats. What's going on with Chinese swim wear? There is no doubt that the more conservative swim wear of the local Chinese girls is pretty and sweet. …Continue 继续