Archive for February, 2010

Perth 2

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Perth doesn’t know there’s a worldwide recession; they’re in the middle of a building boom. The unemployment rate in here is about 5%, which basically means that everybody who wants a job has got one.  A labor shortage plus a lack of cranes has about eight major projects on hold.  The city has 37 of […]

On to Perth

Monday, February 15th, 2010

After our stressful departure from Sanya, we were delighted to have exactly the opposite experience in Hong Kong.  Our transfer was smoothly handled (we were relieved to learn that the young women in Sanya had indeed gotten everything right in the end) and we were doubly delighted to learn that my lifetime membership in the […]