Category Archive: Conspicuous Leisure

Sunday Naps, Su Zhou Creek

I have a love/hate relationship with Sundays… You can relax and chill but you also have to pull your sh*t together for Monday (ugh). Sometimes one just needs a nap… But I generally… Continue reading

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Gold Shoulder, Hong Qiao

I love the flower market not only for the beautiful and exotic plants but also for the exquisite and magical creatures one can encounter. I was lucky enough to happen across this mystical… 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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Back to the Gym, Fuxing Park

The New Year always brings with it many resolutions, most of which will be broken within the first few weeks of the year… I broke some of mine already, but was able to… Continue reading

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The Best Perspective is Up, Guangzhou

Even though it’s been raining in Shanghai now for about a week straight, I’m still trying to keep my head and spirits up… But I wouldn’t dare take the perspective of this little… Continue reading

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Chillin’ Installment 三, South Xintiandi

My original post on Chinese people “chillin’” was on May 29th when it just started getting hot and humid out, compelling Chinese people to find inventive places to sit and take a load… Continue reading

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Shanghai Style File x CPHNS, Fuxing Park

This is Hart, my friend and fellow blogger at Shanghai Style File. I snapped this picture of her while she was getting out her camera to take a “portrait” of me (hence the… Continue reading

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Sunday Best, Xin Tian Di

It’s Sunday again, a day for brunch and afternoon naps before the work week starts… again. In a way it’s the most relaxed day of the week, but it can also be one… Continue reading

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Post 101: Chillin’

“Chillin’” is much more than simply relaxing… In China, this categorical trend refers to the mindset of the Chinese, where people treat public space as if it were private space. This mindset is… Continue reading

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