Beijing 2015

Beijing. A whirlwind of colours, contradictions and engraved memories.  Here, I feel both at home and far away from home.  I blend in and stand out. All at the same time. The development here moves at a dizzying pace. Shiny new marble buildings. Air-conditioned shopping malls. Entire areas torn down, renovated, rebuilt. Seas of luxury […]

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Culture shock!

I’ve often wondered what life would have been like – or more accurately, what I would be like – had I grown up in China.  Though I left China at quite a young age (6), I still remember several emotional moments in my short time in Beijing: In my first (and only semester) of grade […]

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