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: Around and About Shanghai
10. The plane trees have popped. Come back in November if you want to see the onion dome on the old Russian church or the round windows in the deco buildings next door. 9. The poodles come out of their … Continue reading
In which Alex sums up his five years in China. I’m glad to read he’s coming back soon for dan dan mian!
For the diehards who really miss China, and the exceptionally curious, I recorded a few key minutes around midnight, as seen and heard from our balcony in our lane. Not any special viewing point. Consider that this goes on everywhere … Continue reading
Oops, wrong carol, wrong holiday! Though it’s hard to tell here that Christmas isn’t over. Here’s a shot I took this morning of a shop window: All around town, Christmas trees are serving their second tour of duty, now hung … Continue reading
Yesterday I came across these crabs for sale out of the back of a truck: I grew up near the Chesapeake Bay and as a child used to catch crabs off the end of a pier, with a chicken neck … Continue reading
Saturday, January 19, when we were out shopping, I decided to buy tickets to see the new ling-ling-qi (007) movie on Monday—the day it was finally going to open here in Shanghai. Monday, after all, was John’s birthday, and he … Continue reading
It’s probably about time for azaleas where I come from and although I had mixed feelings about planting such garish colors in my own front yard, I used to love walking or driving around Washington and seeing them everywhere, bunched … Continue reading
Thanksgiving. Again. If you are hoping for entertaining stories about buying a turkey in a country where everything but turkey is eaten, or about how to store your frozen turkey since your fridge here is miniature (ask the store to … Continue reading
Back in the lane, back in my tingzijian. And plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose. The rotten floorboards have been replaced, but the big stink in the powder room is back. And a tad of demolition is going … Continue reading