Liuzhou Laowai

Random thoughts on life in Liuzhou, Guangxi, China

Archive for November, 2016

Brrrr!

Liuzhou weather forecasting and health authorities have issued warnings regarding the weather over the next few days. They are forecasting a dramatic drop in temperatures in the next day or two. Falls of 10ºC are likely. It will also be wet. Sadly, there are no indications that this will be short lived. It looks like […]

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The End is Nigh

This has been a historic week with colossal implications for the future of mankind. Tragic, too. Yes, after 18 years I have lost my cell phone number to vagaries of chance, thereby causing an international crisis. It’s a long story. The day after the USA “elected” a deluded, offensive, egotistical, narcissistic, misogynist, racist, lying, fascist […]

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Chaos in the East

Eastern Liuzhou, home of the middle classes and the nouveau riche is about to get less comfortable. Wengchang Road (文昌路), the main artery to the rest of the world is to be seriously disrupted by road works as of next week. It seems that the crossroads/intersection with the E-W Wenchang Road and the N-S Donghuan […]

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Friday Food No 172 – Wax Apples

Friday food is a weekly article about one of the more unusual food items to be found in Liuzhou that week. This week, we are getting waxing apples. No, I’m not trying to sell you fake apples made from wax; wax apples are a type of fruit, but they aren’t apples and no wax is […]

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