Monthly Archives: March 2007

The wife and I wandered about Wuxi.

Monday afternoon, the wife and I wandered about downtown Wuxi.  I took a bunch of pictures. We went to the Post Office to send a package to my parents in Canada. (*Mom, Dad:  We sent you some souvenirs, clothes, a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Breakfast with the Drummonds. Tour of New Town. Lucy’s Wedding Party.

It was my privilege to have breakfast with the King of Wuxi and his consort.  Here is a picture of the King telling us how he will make the lives of his Wuxi Expat subjects better. We had breakfast at … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

A Western tradition in Wuxi: the bachelor party.

Like Christmas, another Western tradition is coming to Wuxi: the bachelor party.  At a bachelor party, the male associates and friends of a man who is about to get married have a rowdy celebration to mark the last days of the groom’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized


It rained last night.  Actually, we had thunderstorms. (see this video)  So today, Wuxi is soaked.  It does not look at all attractive. A bullet train goes between Wuxi and Shanghai?

Posted in Uncategorized

Fred’s bachelor party is Saturday night. Lucy has a wedding party on Sunday.

Fred, who is getting married March 31, is having his bachelor party tomorrow night.  Here are some photos from previous Wuxi expat bachelor parties: The next day (Sunday), I have a wedding party to go.  Lucy, a student at HyLite … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Bad News.

I have just received an email from my cousin Gundega, who lives in Winnipeg, Canada.  She tells me that my uncle and godfather Charlie has had a serious stroke.  My thoughts go out to my aunt Edith and cousin Zinta.

Posted in Uncategorized

More about Yesterday. Three more videos.

Here is a video of what I see every time I look out my front window in the morning. This kindergarten plays Auld Lang Syne at 800 AM everyday. The band I heard yesterday was actually playing at the opening … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized