hard times for small dogs

Posted on Nov 4, 2010 in china, shanghai | One Comment

“And he stopped, and the dog was bloody, and father lay down crying on the floor with the dog in his arms, and the dog licked his face.” -Charles Dickens, Hard Times If ever there was a dog that should have been named Scruffy or Rags or Sergeant Filthy McSadface surely this is she. The ...

small dogs own the streets

Posted on Jul 1, 2010 in interiors, shanghai, urbanism | 2 Comments

I love dogs. I always have. It hardly matters if all of their hair has fallen out due to a skin disease, if they are a complete genetic mismatch (sheep dog + bull dog for instance; r.i.p. tweed), if they are ugly, cute, smelly, ill-tempered, bossy, worried, neurotic, fast, old, simple, reliable, cuddly, eternally hungry, ...