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.
Monthly Archives: September 2009
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
These days, our own lane has been getting a facelift as part of the ongoing city beautification project. This is what I picked my way through one morning last week: When I hesitated as poles slid down, a worker waved … Continue reading
Shanghai’s soup dumplings, xiao long bao, are of course world famous. But this was a new one for me Sunday night — a dumpling so large, so juicy and luscious, that it was served with a straw! Fortunately, only one … Continue reading
When it’s pouring rain here and the sidewalks are slippery and the skyscrapers are lost in mist and I can’t get a cab for love nor money, what do I love about Shanghai? NOT the eye-poking umbrellas too close to … Continue reading
Here is my shot of the photo-finish:That’s the USA’s Terrence Trammell in purple, just barely edging out China’s Liu Xiang in the 110 meter hurdles last night at the Shanghai Golden Grand Prix. It was the last event of the … Continue reading
Yesterday I was upstairs just before my knitting group was to arrive (in the pouring rain) and the phone rang once and quit. Then did it again. The third time it started to ring, I dived for it. I figured … Continue reading
Yesterday I was strolling near the Ruijin Hotel just a few blocks from my house and I wondered about this little scene enough to take a photo, albeit from a distance, embarrassed as I was. If you can, note the … Continue reading
Ok, I am back in one piece. Or all of me in one place. And I have an announcement. Drumroll, please. Ta da! Announcing the new Shanghai Guild website, www.shanghaiguild.com. Rush to check it out! Here is everything you have … Continue reading