Archive for October, 2013

Shenzhen September 2013

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Tuesday September 3 Lazy day.   My cold seems to have settled into exactly that, a head cold.  Runny nose, et cetera.   But no sore throat, thank goodness.  The antibiotic seems to have done some good along with all the herbal medicines I’m taking.  (The young lady who’s in charge of the course I’m doing this […]

Shenzhen/Fanjingshan 2013

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Monday August 26 Pleasant flight down from Beijing on China Airlines, in a new Boeing 737.   Business class passengers get slippers to change into, which is a nice amenity.  And we get fed well – I chose dim sum and a nice French viognier to sip with it. Arrived at rush hour so it took […]

Beijing 2013 Part 2

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Wednesday August 21 The air quality is worse than yesterday – it’s like it’s foggy out, except that we know it isn’t fog, it’s smog, probably more car exhaust than anything else.  In the absence of a good breeze, it seems to accumulate from day to day.  It stinks, too.  I do have a mask […]