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
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
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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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?
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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I know the title sounds strange, and you almost never hear the words ‘hockey’ and ‘China’ in the same sentence, so what more reason do I need to blog about “hockey in China?” When I first came to China back in 2007, I stayed for about a year and half, and being from Minnesota, I . . . → Read More: Ice Hockey in…….China????
So I’ve never done a book review before, but this one was just too good to pass up. If I’m 100% honest, I’ve been really slacking in the reading department lately, and aside from this book, I’ve been in the middle of about half a dozen books on and off over the past year…..finally finished . . . → Read More: The Irresistible Revolution: A Book Review