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Xander
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The only way I can survive living here....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leon Thomas Jun 7, 2015. 18 Replies

Is Jack right?Continue

The Birds and the Bees

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ubiquitous Apr 3, 2015. 9 Replies

Not long ago, the mother of one of my students asked me if I had any advice on giving "the talk" to her 12 year old daughter. Why the hell she asked me I have no idea. I didn't really know what to…Continue

Foreign Beggars

Started this discussion. Last reply by stefan Feb 4, 2015. 113 Replies

Earlier today whilst I was walking around Holiday Plaza shopping mall at Window of the World I was approached by a white guy aged late 30's early 40's who said "Excuse me, one of these Chinese guys…Continue

Should the IOC & FIFA award events to countries with authoritarian regimes? What about countries with extensive poverty?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roger Oct 22, 2014. 41 Replies

A couple of weeks ago Oslo dropped out of the race to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, leaving Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan as the only remaining bidders. According to reports Oslo was the clear…Continue

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Relationship Status:
In a Relationship
Hometown/Country:
Born in South Africa grew up in UK
Where are you now?
Shenzhen
District (in Shenzhen):
OCT
Job:
Private English Tutor
I'm looking for...
Friends, Networking, Language Exchange
About Me:
Came to Shenzhen November 2009 to make some money after 18 months travelling. Asia seems normal to me now I cant imagine living in the West again. Quite like the place apart from the fact there is hardly any bars that play indie/rock music and a good live music scene seems to be virtually non-existent. I am into music, playing pool, movies, reading and writing articles.

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At 3:59pm on December 5, 2014, Kid's Library said…

Training centre

At 3:52pm on November 14, 2013, ¯\(ツ)/¯ said…

Tell your girlfriend China has a GDP 35 times that of the Philippines, and a GDP per capita 3 times that of the Philippines. Tell her China is the largest country in the world, and seeks to be the leader of Asia, and the Philippines is not.

Also, the Philippines sent a Medical Team of 12 people and relief supplies after the Sichuan earthquake. Tell her that the countries that gave more than $100,000 to China, the second wealthiest country in the world, include Algeria, Botswana,  Denmark, Finland, Greece, India (the closest comparison, gave $5 million), Ireland, Japan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mauritius, Morocco, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Venezuela, and Vietnam.

At 12:03pm on November 10, 2013, Anatolia Turkish Restaurant said…

We have the donor on Friday and Saturday nights here at Anatolia. Sorry about that. In the future if you call you can ask for me by name. My name is Alex and I'm always here.

At 5:47pm on May 8, 2013, ¯\(ツ)/¯ said…

Oh shit, I forgot to mention, yeah, a beer would be ok. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday evenings are what work best for me.

At 5:46pm on May 8, 2013, ¯\(ツ)/¯ said…

I did not even know about there being a new Thermals album, actually. Actually, my original computer in China was lost when I changed companies, and I recently brought my music hard drive back, so while I have been getting back into music, it's pretty much all from 2011 or prior.

I guess there have been three albums that I'd say I'm really intensely re-discovering though. The first is "We are the Pipettes" by the Pipettes, which is kind of a revival of the 1950's/60's girl group sound, but with more modern subject matter for the songs.

Also Gil Scott-Heron's "I'm New Here". He died in 2011, unfortunately, but he left this great album, which is, how to put this, almost more poetry than music a lot of the time? The intro and outro have the most emotional umph to them, but my favorite track is "New York is killing me".

Last would be ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead's "Source Tags & Codes", last great album of a rock band that has been shitting the bed (ahem, in my opinion) ever since.

At 6:14pm on January 2, 2013, Aylin said…

Hello Tavla Buddy!!

THanks again for the invite on Monday night; I really appreciate!

:)

At 1:39am on June 6, 2012, Robert said…

Alex, you kicking all those guys' butts in these photos.

At 11:15am on May 18, 2012, Felix said…

Pool shark!

At 7:04pm on May 8, 2012, ¯\(ツ)/¯ said…

http://www.pennyandaggie.com/comics/pna20060724.gif

I read this and though of you.

The remastered Loveless is coming out soon. If you don't know what that is, you're a cock.

At 1:38am on April 30, 2012, Robert said…

When am I going to see you in Lohu or Futian to see how your pool playing is going?

 
 
 

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