Monthly Archives: June 2011

Rain! Rain! Rain!

Rainy season in Wuxi they tell me. They have been telling me this for many years but it hasn’t yet registered in my brain to expect it. Friday evening, it came down like dogs and cats, or cats and dogs, … Continue reading

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Bloomsday is Doomsday for the Canucks

Game Seven of the Stanley Cup final was played on the morning of June 16th (Bloomsday) in China. Not able to get a telecast of Game Seven of the Stanley Cup Final, all I could do was get updates over … Continue reading

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Taixing Beixin Tony Update #7: Dad sings, Tony dances

Tony didn’t bring his toy guitar to Beixin. He had been holding the guitar while dancing and singing along with songs by the Jam. Last night, Tony’s father Andis sang some Jam songs to Tony while making his daily phone … Continue reading

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Sunday

More intersection monitoring near Casa K. Yesterday where there were two cops, today saw cops and "volunteers" on each corner of the intersection monitoring traffic. And it was Sunday Morning!! The system of counting, where one is said to be … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Observations

At the intersection of Zhongshan and Xueqian Roads, I witnessed the traffic cops being unheeded, again. Last week, I saw pedestrians running red lights in spite of having whistles blown at them by these cops. This morning, I saw electric … Continue reading

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Rain!

It is raining heavily in Wuxi this Friday. I can hear it in my office. On days like this, it is hard to find a taxi. I have to go to Carrefour this Friday afternoon to teach a two hour … Continue reading

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Tony and Jenny are coming back!

Tony’s mother Jenny informs me that they will be coming back from Beixin sometimes next week. She also informs me that Tony is being naughty in only a way a three year old can be.

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