Stinky Advice

Now that it’s time to transfer the money into my old folks Depends fund from my Chinese bank, I’m getting stopped at the Border Control.

Gung Ho

What is it like living in a country with no guns? Well, there are guns in China, usually in the hands of guards at the airports or in kids like at this virtual reality sniper game at a local Kunming mall. And oh yes, the military have guns, too. Armed soldiers marching in goose step are as common as roasted […]

Show Me The Money

It’s the photo that every Chinese tourist takes when they travel to Guilin:  their holding a 20 RMB in front of the actual scene Etched on the back of the bill. So why didn’t I take the money shot at Guiling that the rambling tour guide suggested? I couldn’t stop staring at the dead  pig floating in the Yi River.  […]