Liuzhou Laowai

Random thoughts on life in Liuzhou, Guangxi, China

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Remain

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Vive La France

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A Moving Story

I’m moving home over the next couple of weeks (a long story) and so I am quite busy with all the aches and pains that involves. Therefore, things might be a bit quiet round here for a bit. It’s not something I want to be doing and I ain’t looking forward to it. But… First […]

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Je Suis Charlie

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Sunday

I’ve always hated Sundays. When I was a kid in the wilds of central Scotland, Sundays were utterly miserable, thanks mostly to the puritan, presbyterian dickheads who took it upon themselves to tell everyone else what to do, or more usually what not to do. Negativity was their strong point. A bit like our friends […]

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Hello, Goodbye

It has been a roller-coaster few days. I’ve gone from anxiety, through trepidation to elation. Then to loss and sadness. Thursday-Friday night I couldn’t sleep for worrying that my home country was about to commit suicide. I haven’t lived there for decades, but I still care. All day Friday, I was on Twitter and the […]

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All Our Yesterdays

Well, some of my yesterdays actually. A few days ago, it was International Women’s Day (March 8th). This is taken much more seriously here than in the UK, where I’d bet few people even know about it. It means more to me than you might assume given that I ain’t no woman. On March 8th […]

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Bad China Day

Anyone who has lived in China for any length of time will know what I mean by a “Bad China Day (BCD)”. Everyone gets them. It is a day where nothing seems to go right and no matter how much you like China, for a spell you hate it with venomous loathing. There may be […]

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Nelson Mandela

Sad, sad news. Rest in Peace, Madiba.

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Danwei Model Workers 2013

I am flattered and embarrassed to find this blog in the list of Danwei Model Workers 2013. For those who don’t know, Danwei is a very influential and always interesting Chinese media monitoring company based in Beijing and now part of the Financial Times group. If you don’t know it, but are at all interested in […]

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