It's Asia Jim, but Not as We Know It... March 19th 2008 As we write this blog, our neighbours are trying to control a fire they just started in their backyard/junkyard. About 20 minutes ago, they brought over a dozen or so bales of hay from a truck, sat them in some bushes, and then lit them. I assume that they are trying to burn away the bushes - they've been removing old bricks, scrap iron and other junk from other parts of their yard for a couple o ... 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
We left Australia on 17th January 2008, and headed to China (via south east Asia) to live and work.
In June/July 08 we spent 2 months travelling overland from western Europe back to Asia via the Trans-Siberian railway.
Now back in China for a while.....
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