Tag Archives: Shenzhen

Me! Me! Me!

I never realised how much fish resemble children until I went into the gardens of the beautifully appointed Fuhua Hotel in Zhongshan yesterday. With no respect for their elders and betters, it’s all me! Me! Me! in the fish world, … Continue reading

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China Beats World. Hands Down.

The last few weeks I’ve been stepping up the action to finish this year’s Cantonese DWD sensation ‘Cantonese Forever’ (working title), and last weekend had the pleasure of visiting not one but TWO Shenzhen theme parks. I mentioned earlier Splendid … Continue reading

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Don’t Fly United!

That was my friend’s outburst when she found out she wouldn’t be able to visit Splendid China with me because her sister had been bumped off the United flight from HK and so my friend had to go back to … Continue reading

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False Information

There’s a place formerly ‘just outside’ now in Shenzhen called Xili Hu, West Beautiful Lake. It’s a kind of resort in that there are rooms and some trees around it, as well as a large outdoor pool where you can … Continue reading

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The Long, Good Buy

It had to happen sooner or later: The ‘upgrading’ of my excellent, beloved like no machine before it, Mac. I’m not normally someone who throws something away if it’s not broken and often not even then, but for months the … Continue reading

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New Podcast (Outcast) – A Sojourn in Shenzhen

It’s not a rare occasion for Happy Jellyfish People’s Democratic Language Bureau to go to Shenzhen and have clothes made, as well as buying fake Ray-Ban’s. But no trip to Lo Wu Shopping Center has ever been made into a … Continue reading

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Human Nature Wins Again

Ever since Killer Porkie Plague hit town, crossing the border between Hong Kong and China has been almost as big a hassle as when foreigners and mainlanders had to go through the same passport check, which could take up to … Continue reading

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Shenzhen Re-re-re-re-revisited

Shenzhen lies there like a gigantic huge fat magnet pulling me to it like so much metal shavings wastage. Wednesday I succumbed again. The clothes I was having made, lunch, perhaps a foot massage and some new earrings in what … Continue reading

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Criminal or Hypocrite?

As recently as two days ago I was calling burning down swathes of woodland for fun “criminal.” After that I’ve had reason to look into my own heart and ask myself: Am I without sin? For isn’t it also criminal … Continue reading

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The Law Must Go On

This was a difficult episode to film, as huge trucks kept parking and offloading stuff in the exact spot we were filming, ruining the blood. To say nothing of Shenzhen where we were of course kicked out by security. I … Continue reading

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