Tag Archives: Shanghai

Life in Shanghai

If one doesn’t have a clean diet, they will suffer due to Shanghai’s weather. I knew this for 18 years. And even this summer is more pleasant than the last. I am not taking that. So I’m spending HK$5k to … Continue reading

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Apple Store is the best!

Last Friday, December 12th, my newer Mac was acting like a Vista Basic Chinese computer, fairly dreadful. I kept on having to restart it. Eventually the AC wasn’t lighting to indicate charging. Unfortunately, I had to do a visa run … Continue reading

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Sq Air A380

At the HKG gate, the plane looked fairly ordinary. It wasn’t until I got to SFO and taxiing and then seeing a diminutive UAL plane at its gate (too bad I didn’t take a photo). This impression could have represented … Continue reading

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bird virus 2 cn

Shanghai was barely afflicted by SARS 10 years ago, from Guangdong province. Nor has Shanghai been drastically damaged by bird flu. Though recently there was an epidemic of virused pigs in the local water and now bird flu 2.

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Water Scandal

With the dumping of diseased pigs upstream from Shanghai into the Huangpu River, a primary source of water for Shanghai, I first was not too concerned as I tried to itemise how much drinking of tap water has occurred over … Continue reading

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Shanghai water scandal

With the dumping of diseased pigs upstream from Shanghai into the Huangpu River, a primary source of water for Shanghai, I first was not too concerned as I tried to itemise how much drinking of tap water has occurred over … Continue reading

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diet

I’m conflicted. Elderly people in Shanghai look decades younger than their Beijing or global citizens. It is muggy and humid here and people eat, or rather ate, very leafy green diets here. I did that from 1997-2008 in Shanghai and … Continue reading

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