Backpacking Xinjiang: The Tian Shan Mountains

Tian Shan

I recently returned from a 3 week jaunt out in China’s westernmost province: Xinjiang. This place has been sort of a holy grail of sorts for me, a place I’ve always heard so much about but never had a chance to go due to it’s distance from the east coast …

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No Need For God?

Recently I was surfing the net and an article entitled “No need for God?â€? caught my attention. The summary was telling of Professor Stephen Hawking’s new book explaining his M-theory, (a ‘scientific’ theory which conveniently “enjoys no observational supportâ€? says Stephen Penrose) in which ‘God’ is not needed for the …

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China Blogger Spotlight

Good news! I was asked to do an interview for China Travel Net to be their featured blogger this week. Not a huge deal, but still pretty cool nonetheless! You can read it here as well as check out China Travel Net and visit loads of other cool blogs about …

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Teaching English in China: My Journey…..

It seems a day doesn’t go by anymore where the word “Chinaâ€? isn’t mentioned in the papers or on TV in the west. But I suppose it’s to be expected from one of the world’s richest and most rapidly developing countries. ‘Richest’ not only in monetary assets, but culture as …

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The poor, the widows and the homeless

Recently I’ve felt burdened for the homeless and beggar community here in Shanghai. There is enough of them where it breaks your heart a bit, and there’s even more rumors flying around about how you shouldn’t help them out because they either have money already, or are trying to rob …

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