June 2011 20
You Are What You Want In Shanghai
Posted By : Gom Jabbar

“Xiao gu niang, yao bu yao mai yi ba shan?”, asks the wizened little old lady on Nan Jing East Road. She’s clutching a bag full of foldable umbrellas and calling out to the passersby

June 2011 17
Visibility in Shanghai
Posted By : Gom Jabbar

4 a.m. in Shanghai. For the past couple of hours, I’ve been watching barges slink  down the pitch dark HuangPu river right outside my hotel room window. Now, the sky begins to lighten, although this