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Share 6 Thanksgivings in China
2016-11-25 18:10
Yesterday I hosted a group of 12 (mainly Americans) in Shanghai at a Thanksgiving Dinner. I have experienced a few in USA too! This was my 6th special dinner on fourth Friday of November in China, all restaurant based. A big difference is that my experiences in USA have been in American friends' homes - it is the traditional way, bringing family and friends together in a cosy warm place - There have even been movies about the struggles to get home to family from other parts of the USA ...
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Share Lisa's Birthday - 1 laowai in sight
2014-7-16 22:11
Earlier this week, I was back in Shanghai for Lisa's birthday. two Cancerians, a couple of weeks apart for birthdays. Whereas my birthday was Thai dinner and KTV, Lisa's was a little different. Firstly a couple of throwbacks to 2009.. Lisa's birthday in July 2009 Korean barbecue in City Plaza, Shanghai's Nanjing Road A game of pool back in that month, 2009 So this week I made it down for Monday and started celebration in a bar early Tuesday morning Early start to Birthday Tue ...
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Share Shanghai - Fashion Capital
2014-6-28 09:37
Shanghai is a Global City (indeed a Global Mega-city of 23 million in the municipality) and is recognized as such in the leading Global Cities Index and also as a "mover and shaker" in terms of rising Global Cities. In keeping with other such cities - think New York, London, Paris - one benchmark is being a fashion capital and Shanghai is well on the way to that. Famous Shanghai fashion with popular China Red FASHION HUB An important initiative, started last decade, is centre ...
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