From the monthly archives: February 2012

I visited Zhou Yi in Shimen, Hunan and followed her and her husband to the markets where they bought the afternoon’s meal. The rest of the story is coming soon.

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I’ve had a few bad weeks recently, emotionally and physically – migraines, the flu, dizziness, and low mood swings. Same old story. I slept a lot everyday for I couldn’t really do anything else. Suddenly, one day, on some sort of weird impulse, I went to the [...]

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Lively, bold, and unconventional Spirited stories from the women of Hua Dan.

Guest speakers Caroline Watson (CEO, Founder) and Dong Fen 董芬 (Operations Manager)
tell the stories behind the organisation using theatre to inspire
the full potential of migrant women and children.

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Last week, I finally had the privilege of trying out Shanti’s sand ginger chicken over a girly dinner. Needless to say, I stuffed myself . The next day as I was grocery shopping, I came across half a chicken looking [...]

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While I’ve explored and eaten my way through my past five years in China, I’ve developed more than my palate. Tonight at The Bookworm, as I sat over a plate of ribs and a couple glasses of wine, I chanced upon a realization worth sharing. My journey these [...]

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Beijing, China — As I was featured Playdate for February’s issue of The Beijinger, Tiffany Wang (style and living editor) tagged along with me one crisp morning, to my neighborhood market.

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Great start of the day…

Crisp blue Beijing day, a dash of catharsis, a mixup over a Misto, a trip to Sanyuanli market, Miles Davis blaring through the house, sun pouring through the windows, tidying [...]

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