Monthly Archives: January 2011

Picking daisies on the outskirts of Hanoi

Yup, today I was up at 4 a.m. to shoot shopping for flowers! Except I was meant to be up earlier, and looked over at my alarm clock, whose battery appears to have shut down at 11:04 last night! Anyway, … Continue reading

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Started shooting+shoot the “DJ”

Hello, Uh oh, looks like the cursor won’t let me see what I’m typing. This could be bad… Well, if it reads funny, I tried my best without being able to see the letters. So we started shooting yesterday, I … Continue reading

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I just landed a Vietnamese TV gig!

Yes, my peculiar visit to Hanoi gets more bizarre! As some of you know, I used to work at the China Daily in Beijing. Thought I would look into similar newspaper editing (while monitored by the state) work in Hanoi, … Continue reading

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chased by police in Hanoi!

I know you are all eager to read about the police chase… but I gotta vent! How can you have all-night markets and be able to buy booze and dresses and the like, but finding a Snickers bar is like … Continue reading

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Goodbye Mutant High, hello Hanoi!

Done with Mutant High! Sent them my resignation via text message while I ate a pork chop. I was kinda on thin ice anyway, I phoned in sick twice my first two weeks and was being asked to come up … Continue reading

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Old China post(2003): K-Pax and.. Fetish?

yo Just got a day off today, so I’m aiming at getting some banking done. It’s a shame I have to come to the office to send e-mail, since I feel I spend enough time here already(and live just around … Continue reading

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Old China post(2003): Starbucks in the Forbidden City?

That’s right! My visit to the Forbidden City unexpectedly turned up the Green-and-white emblem we all know so well. While it wasn’t a big shop, I was mightily surprised to see it there at all! As far as visiting the … Continue reading

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