Tag Archives: SCMP

Picking

Yep, I play the banjo now. Ish. It all started like this: I have to say though, I find it extremely puzzling why the sub-editor at a reputable paper like the South China Morning Post would change the last sentence … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, food, language, Media | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

My Column

Posted in Beer, Cantonese, China, language, Newspaper, Travel | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Fung Shui Takes New, Surprising Turn (Warning: Contains comments which may be construed as not culturally sensitive)

Now … now I’ve seen it all. No, actually, of course I haven’t. There’s still lots and lots more to see, I sincerely hope. But, you know. Now I’ve seen a lot more! is what I wanted to say. As … Continue reading

Posted in Charity, communism | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

One World, One Dream – Dream On!

Nobody in our modern, hectic world can be expected to remember what happened last week, let alone several months or even a year ago. Or perhaps it was even longer than a year ago that Beijing promised that this year’s … Continue reading

Posted in China, communism, corruption, Government, Hong Kong, Injustice, Media, Newspaper, patriotism, politics, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Dead Children II

I keep thinking about the photo of dead children from the earthquake in Sichuan which South China Morning Post showed – now all of three days ago; meaning it’s more or less forgotten in our fast-moving world. For me the most … Continue reading

Posted in Charity, China, communism, corruption, Environment, Government, Injustice, Newspaper, patriotism, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Mayday! Mayday! Work Ahoy!

Happy 1st of May, the International Workers’ Day. Now that Hong Kong is communist with some social skills, I mean some psychopathic tendencies, no I’ll say that again, communist with decidedly un-communist characteristics, we of course, like the rest of … Continue reading

Posted in China, Environment, Government, Hong Kong, language, Media, Newspaper, politics, Pollution, property | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Truth About South China Morning Post

A couple of days ago, in the middle of reading yet another dreary SCMP article about boring old Edison-boy and his many consorts, I found the truth about SCMP at last. It is written entirely in Chinese and then translated … Continue reading

Posted in Cantonese, China, communism, Eyesore, Government, Hong Kong, language, Media, Newspaper, politics, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments