Monthly Archives: February 2008

Post Office Blues

The Chi­nese Post Office con­tin­ues to excel. We’ve had scraps before. This was the out­fit that wouldn’t let me send Christ­mas cards in dif­fer­ent sized envelopes, or send copies of my the­sis to an Aus­tralian uni­ver­sity in any box but … Con­tinue read­ing

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Chasing Out The Devils

Zhengzhou has been under heavy attack for sev­eral days, appar­ently to chase out accu­mu­lated dev­ils. These aren’t minor explo­sions, though I have been dodg­ing small boys for a cou­ple of weeks. The streets are cleared of the usual surg­ing crowds … Con­tinue read­ing

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