Me and my cousins
In the picture above you can see me with my cousins. There are two points that one can learn from this photograph: one which is very characteristic to modern China, and another – not.
The first is not obvious unless you know that my grandparents from mother’s side had five
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Imagine the following ad on Chinese TV: in the beginning a young couple is shown in moonlight, holding hands and kissing while the music plays in background. You, of course, expect it to be the advertisement of something sweet and romantic… but you are going to be disappointed – unless the quick abortion without
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Few weeks ago I had a chat with Daisy – my good friend since childhood. She was upset and confused after having a weird fight with her boyfriend. This fact alone was very unusual since she and Zhang rarely had any misunderstandings. Even more surprising was the reason of their fight – the awkward way
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About two weeks ago I stumbled upon the article about Shanghai Qipao Salon. This is a club for Shanghainese ladies who gather together to learn the rules of etiquette; take part in cultural events and travel. Distinctive feature of this club is the passion that its members have for beautiful Chinese dress,
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Ni Hao everyone. My name is Daniel but in Chinese I prefer to be called Da Niu.
From the title of the article you can pretty much guess that I am African American or AA. First I want to talk about myself and I’m sorry to blab. I live in America and I actually
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