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Membership card addiction

China has a massive addiction to membership cards: you can become a member of basically any business! From the hairdresser downstairs to the ice cream shop in the mall, without forgetting the pet store and absolutely every restaurant. 616 more words


This New China

It’s Monday morning. Another week of work has passed. My weekend begins. I receive the regular Monday morning WeChat message from Emma: What time are you coming over? 2,599 more words

Interview in Eslite magazine

A few weeks ago, my neighbour (she is also my friend) sent me a WeChat message. “Do you want to be interviewed for the Eslite magazine? 403 more words


Learning to say no

Yesterday, when I was walking my dog, a man approached me and started speaking in broken English: “Excuse me? Do you speak Chinese?”. “Yes”, I said. 402 more words


Chinese birthday cakes

I have been feeling pretty uninspired lately. I started several posts but left them sitting on the draft folder because they felt boring and irrelevant. But inspiration can be found any moment and I have to thank Leona from… 683 more words


The Year of the Monkey

The Year of the Monkey starts today! I am currently on holidays in Japan but I wanted to schedule this post to wish you all a happy Chinese New Year. 693 more words


The nosy neighbour

A few days ago I went to walk the dog right after waking up. Picture me wearing my bear pyjamas, with eyes full of sleep and messy hair. 412 more words