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Domestic Abuse Noodles

Domestic Abuse Crispy Noodles: Because nothing works up an appetite like drawings of an injured, weeping child!   Found in 7-11 Advertisements

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Fire

I was cycling along, heading to meet a friend of mine at a bar one evening last week when I saw a group of people gathered at the side of the road. Curious as to what they were gathered for … Continue reading

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First Week

I still remember my first day in China, it was September 1st 2007. I’d landed into a hot, humid, hectic jumble of a city; Beijing. I had just begun what was to be a year of volunteering in a town … Continue reading

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Springtime

Spring is here. Forget your ground hog day; the real way to welcome the arrival of spring is by sitting on a roof top bar and having a few day time beers. It was a task that three friends and … Continue reading

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Asia’s Expat Stigma

In every type of social group out there, there is always social stigma, competition and one-upmanship at play. For middle class suburbanites it may be how many varieties of organic kelp or hand made fair trade mugs you own, for … Continue reading

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Return to the Jing

After the nightmare of my visaster/surprise return to the UK, I am finally back in Beijing. It’s been a rather tumultuous ordeal, finishing with a delicious 30 hour return to Beijing, courtesy of bureaucratic airlines (and my haemorrhaging bank account). … Continue reading

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The Worst Holiday Ever

I’ve been away from the world of the blog for a pretty significant amount of time. Well, the longest time since I started writing Greg’s China anyway. To start with this was very much down to a standard lack of … Continue reading

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