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Werk, Minhang District

It’s Wednesday and I’m back on the road to werk, but today is different because today I don’t have my Microsoft Surface Pro… and that’s because I lost it last night. But I’m… Continue reading

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Size Matters, Lu Wan District

Chinese people love erecting giant, phallic buildings in the name of engineering (see Pudong), but those of us in the know really know that such structures are just a form of overcompensation. But… Continue reading

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Life on the Edge, XTD to Pu Tuo and Back

My scooter was stolen yesterday, but I found it thanks to my GPS and stole it back with the help of this Chinese woman and her power tools. I’ve named her Rosie because… Continue reading

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Lighter and Brighter, Shanghai Railway Station

It seemed for a while there like winter would never end in Shanghai, but if sartorial cues are telling at all of the weather then I would say things look like they are… Continue reading

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Rucksacks, French Concession

The sun is finally starting to pierce through the smog layer, and corresponding with the sun’s emergence is the coming out of the many characters that typically populate Shanghai’s streets in the warmer… Continue reading

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Weekend Exercise, Fuxing Park

Fuxing Park, home to Shanghai Fashion Week, is one of my all time favorite places to hang out in Shanghai, so when I was up early this past Saturday morning I decided to… Continue reading

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Gym Park, Beijing

I was up early on Sunday morning last week in Beijing, so I decided to ride around on my trusty-ish bike, looking for whatever I could find. Aside from the boys wandering out… Continue reading

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Beijing Street Style, Beijing

Although I rode around Beijing on Vega Wang‘s bike most of this past weekend, I still feel much less capable of describing Beijing’s street style than Shanghai’s… I guess I just don’t have… Continue reading

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Dark Runners, South French Concession (?)

After Shanghai’s April Acid Showers, it finally feels like Summer is coming… So I’ve been doing a lot of night scootering, and have discovered some pretty cool places over the past few weeks.… Continue reading

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