AQI per US Consulate readings on Huaihai Road
May 7, 2013 at 5:00 PM
"Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups"
People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion.
Category Archives: Technology Happens
We are watching CNN this morning. Seeing the beautiful table settings and all the yummies — including good ol’ American apple pie — that are being served up as we watch to President Hu on his state visit to my … Continue reading
to get at least one of the two (technically illegal) satellite TV systems in our house to work? Seven. Not that we ever watch TV anyhow. Whenever I turn it on, all I can find are Taiwanese soap operas, Filipino … Continue reading
Last Sunday I decided to stop by the sleek, new Apple store — Shanghai’s first official retail store, although the electronics markets are full of Apple products and knockoffs. (I was in need of a connecting cable to replace the … Continue reading
Two recent developments have transformed the way I live in Shanghai. The changes have been coming on for a while, but lately they’ve picked up speed and suddenly reached a critical mass, and their convergence has turned things upside down. … Continue reading
A friend in the US recently asked whether I “can still get Google.” Oh mercy, I can’t imagine life without Google. Because of the Great Firewall, I can’t get Facebook, I can’t see anything on YouTube, I can’t read any … Continue reading
We’ve been hearing for years about all the improvements that are coming to the city “for Expo.” And now that we’re only months away from its opening this spring, we are witnessing clean-up and other preparations at breakneck speed. But … Continue reading
Happy birthday to The People’s Republic, which turns 60 tomorrow. In Beijing, there is will be a huge parade of military equipment and we have been reading in the newspaper here about practice flyovers. One Chinese friend said that she’d … Continue reading
I am so on a roll! Not only have I figured out how to update the knitting group website (see link to Shanghai Guild in column to the right, among my friends’ blogs), BUT I have also FINALLY succeeded in … Continue reading