Pollution? So what.....

Chinese pollution masks, get into the smog the safe way.

As Americans love to talk about the weather, so do the Chinese about pollution lately. If you haven’t heard, China has a bit of a pollution problem, but recently it’s been more of an epidemic. It’s been the talk of the town, and only because at this point it’s impossible to avoid. Some foreign friends . . . → Read More: Pollution? So what…..

Shanghai: Now and then

Here is an amazing yet simple little look at Shanghai now and before. And when I say before, I mean 1987, so probably everyone reading this was already born by then. And this is only the beginning, not to mention this is only Shanghai.


Check out the evolution of Shanghai’s state of the art . . . → Read More: Shanghai: Now and then

Adventures in Taiwan: Part 1


Today we are going to take a break from the “Made In China” series as I’ve started my winter break and decided to do a bit of traveling. One of the perks about working in a Chinese university is a nice little 6 week vacation to separate the fall and spring semester over the Chinese . . . → Read More: Adventures in Taiwan: Part 1

The Bamboo Forests of Moganshan


I had an amazing opportunity to visit Moganshan 莫干山 over the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival 中春节. I’ve never seen anything quite like it, there were spectacular views of seemingly endless bamboo forests, and they even had there brand of beer made from the fresh mountain spring water. Turned out to be one of the worst beers . . . → Read More: The Bamboo Forests of Moganshan

Hockey Time! 2011-2012

puxi checkers jersey

I’m pleased to announce I’ve been drafted to a new team this year: The Puxi Checkers. It’s a brand new team this season, probably because our league is growing. I heard upwards of 120 skaters! Take a look at the logo! It’s quite a clever play on words actually, like Chinese checkers, only hockey players . . . → Read More: Shanghai Hockey Time! 2011-2012 Season

2010-2011 Teaching Highlights

Greetings all! I’m back in Shanghai for another school year, and things have picked up right where they left off. This year I’m teaching for an Australian company that has a joint venture relationship with Shanghai University, so back to college! My first week was really great, the kids are shy, but very well behaved!

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No Need For God?

Recently I was surfing the net and an article entitled “No need for God?” 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 support” says Stephen Penrose) in which ‘God’ is not needed for the universe to exist. Naturally curious, . . . → Read More: No Need For God?

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 China. Enjoy and God bless!

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