Elections, MOT’s and other news.. October 14th 2008 We've been living in our apartment for over a month now, and its been 3 months since we arrived in Shanghai! It's gone so fast, I can't believe it! I guess I've been really lazy and not posted anything for about a month so time for a quick catch up.
Wednesday 14th October was Clare's first day of work at KaiEn. On her first day off (which incidentally was the next day) they sent her to have a m ... read more
Asia » China » Shanghai For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
Traveller. Old China Hand. Student. World Citizen. Geek.
I'm 25 years old, from the Wirral, near Liverpool, in northwest England. I'm currently living in Taipei, Taiwan studying Mandarin Chinese.
I'm writing this blog for several reasons. It initially started as a way of keeping my friends and family back home updated on my experiences living in Shanghai, China in 2008/2009, but these days it seems to be a mix of news, opinions, history and musings. However, it is as much for me as it is for anyone else; I wanted to keep a record of everything I do, as although my... full info