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I don't want to be a tour guide

Why don't I want to be a tour guide? Well, it's ok when you have a small group of maybe five or six, perhaps, because then decision making and keeping the group together are relatively easy. But when you have 12 triathletes and coaches and other staff...

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One day early

So I managed it. I wrote a story or article of 100 or 200 characters by 6 pm Sunday. I've managed an hour of Chinese study (almost) every day this week (so far). Just got to keep this going. So this week's entry is kinda short, but by my count it just...

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ramblings, again

http://www.publicaddress.net/default,3529.sm#post This is probably the most interesting post I've ever read at Public Address. What's disturbing, though, is the last few paragraphs: "The only trouble - and this is very hard for me to say - is that these...

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rien

10 Hoegaardens + 2 pizzas = 780 kuai bill and a lot of really vivid and extremely weird dreams. Just for the record: The Hoegaardens and pizzas were shared equally between two of us. I've gotten far too lazy. I spent the summer sitting on my arse doing...

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scary

Part One:http://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/374-China-s-food-fears-part-one-Part Two:http://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/379-China-s-food-fears-part-two- I'm not normally given to over-reaction. At least, I don't think...

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FUCK!!!!!!!!!

FUCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Since I installed this wireless internet card my computer has crashed in some way or another three times. Three times in two weeks, and before the card was installed it caused me no trouble at all. And each time it has crashed...

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Jingshan and photos

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-09/08/content_5063833.htm "BEIJING, Sept. 8 -- Pollution caused losses of 511.8 billion yuan (64 billion U.S. dollars) in 2004, which was 3.05 percent of the 16 trillion yuan (2 trillion U.S. dollars) gross domestic...

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