Monthly Archives: November 2013
Human life with a dollar value.
Human Life with a dollar value. Some times a flash back with come to me as I go about my daily routines since I came back to Vancouver, the following news from the tube has stayed in my mind ever … Continue reading
The Truth be told
Let the truth be told. There is a popular reality show in the local Ningbo channel. The English translation would be roughly,” The Old Uncle” It is a bit like Doctor Phil – A psychiatrist – in our popular day … Continue reading
Public Facilities We in North America enjoy a variety of publicly funded facilities like community swimming pools, recreational centers, public libraries which charge nominal per entry fees, or very reasonable monthly or yearly rates. In my limited travels within China, … Continue reading
Star Light Boulevard – My favorite Talent
My favorite TV Variety Talent Show in China. This show is called “Starlight Boulevard” – it airs Saturday evenings and is two hours long. Here is the format of the show, five or six groups of amateur performers (each group … Continue reading
The Mayor’s Shoes
The Mayor’s shoes! The City of Toronto in eastern Canada has a major scandal brewing in the past a couple of months now, over the mayor in office who now admitted he smoked crack cocaine, and got into drunken stupors … Continue reading
What happened to the guard dog?
What happened to the guard dog? The episode with the dog bite did not end there, the factory has to be seen to do something, to prevent future reoccurrences, however, we could not rid of the dog, we need them … Continue reading
Animal welfare and worker’s medical welfare The factory where I stayed and work in China has two guard dogs, one stationed by the main gate, a second one stationed off the middle section in the factory compound. Both are chained … Continue reading
Why Ningbo again!
Why Ningbo? Many friends of mine perhaps wondering why of all cities in China, I picked Ningbo as a destination twice in a roll, why? There are two reasons I want to lay out for those “wonderers”. I had a … Continue reading
Short Stop in Lamma Island
Short stop in Lamma Island – Hong Kong 27th of September saw us back to HK, my travelling partner Stephen – who is a Product Designer and Proprietor in the tent making business, decided to test out one of his … Continue reading
Sabah – Part 2
Sabah Part 2 After we drew a hastily retreat from the seafood sinkhole restaurant, the twenty of us marched down the main boulevard, not knowing really where to look for a local seafood plaza, our fearless leader – James and … Continue reading