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Why the Chinese won’t be seen dead wearing Gucci

My children and I once spent a fascinating hour watching a Chinese chap in Malacca (Malaysia) constructing a fridge out of balsa wood and paper whilst his colleague put the finishing touches on a paper model of a car.  These … Continue reading

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Halloween and Hungry Ghosts

This evening is Halloween and many of the shops here in Beijing have been stocking some of the type of stuff that has turned All Hallow’s Eve from the ancient Celtic festival it once was, into the commercial jamboree that … Continue reading

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