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China – A Private Members Only Club

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

I want to begin this article with a short quote of myself: Maybe the Chinese just don’t want to tell anyone what’s going on inside the country. Just 3 days have passed since I wrote this (see here, last paragraph). Yesterday I watched the news and what happened? Tada, it happened again! ...

Are You famous?

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

If You are from the West then You are probable famous in China. Maybe not in the modern cities like Shanghai or Beijing, but You definitely are in the rest of the country. People will take photos of You. Sometimes they pretend to take a photo of a tree that is ...

Chengdu

Sunday, December 9th, 2007

This summer I've been in Chengdu (成都市 Chéngdū Shì) to learn some Chinese. It was definitely a nice stay, and the city is leaping forward in large steps. A major part of the ongoing efforts is to build a subway system. Currently it is under construction, in 2010 the first ...

Info on Jiaotong Daxue in Chengdu, some words and a picture.

Friday, November 30th, 2007

My Chinese class this Monday was pretty good, because we were only 2 students out of 5 there. Therefore we could learn a lot of things. Lots of dialogs and repeating. We didn't stick to the book and had time to discuss some grammar. I'm still looking for a decent ...