merry christmas

Posted on Jul 19, 2010 in buildings, food, interiors, people, shanghai, signs | No Comments

Paul is still in Guangzhou but will return on Tuesday evening. While he is working in the south, Jeff and I have replaced him with this Santa Claus decoration from the oddly-ornamented Christmas-themed restaurant near their apartment. “What’s that you say Paul? You have many presents to bestow upon us? Our holiday wishes will all ...

A critical mass of americans, or the arrival of jeff

Posted on Jun 22, 2010 in buildings, food, interiors, people, shanghai | 4 Comments

Our friend Jeff arrived yesterday to start helping out with the madness of three simultaneous competitions. We should be working right now, but we like to quit around 7:30, grab dinner, and head to gugu cat café to have a beer, use the internet and watch the world cup. Here is Jeff looking concerned for ...