Monthly Archives: April 2010

My office in Shanghai

Both Stinky Monkey and Tracy have asked to see my office in Shanghai. Last time when my colleague in the United States visited me, he was also admiring the amenities equipped in my office. My office faces south. Although it … Continue reading

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A random walk along the Darling Harbour

When I arrived in Sydney, it was already the afternoon. Swissotel is unusually crowded. By the time I got into my room, it was nearly 4:00PM. The room is a bit small, compared to the one that I had last … Continue reading

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One day in Canberra

I’d say the weather in Canberra is much more pleasant than the weather in Shanghai. Although it is the fall and leaves are changing colors, the sunshine is bright, and air is fresh. In the mid of the day, temperature … Continue reading

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Near the WenShu Temple

We visited Wenshu Temple of Chengdu. I really liked the area. It reminds me all these old styled buildings and lifestyles: I miss them! Sitting in the bamboo chairs, we had our afternoon tea at this place called “盐茶道” (Literally, … Continue reading

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Magnolia blossom

Today is Qingming (April 5th), one of the popular traditional holidays in China. The most important event that I used to enjoy around this time, is taste the Pre-Qingming Dragon Well green tea. These days, however, this particular hobby of mine becomes rather expensive. Because of … Continue reading

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Peach blossom

The weather in Beijing has become much warmer. Great for the upcoming Qingming Festival. The peach trees around my old apartment are blooming now. Pale pink and pure white. The yellow winter jasmine bushes (迎春花) are blooming as well. I also spotted a … Continue reading

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A short season of toon (香椿)

The season for toon (香椿) is only two weeks in spring. The young sprouts of Chinese toon trees are my favorite dish. I guess this is the only dish that I cannot have anytime even in China. This morning Mom … Continue reading

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