Folks, I have to write about a very unpleasant time that I had at a local pub in Shekou. I won't say their name but I will say that the letters G & D are in the name of this establishment.
Now... let me begin by saying that I was a regular and loyal Monday night customer at this "hang-out" because the Western food was good,the waitresses were VERY nice and Monday was their two for one food special. Buy something and get a second item of equal or lesser value for free. Each week,…Continue
Since bringing up the ghost question, I have to ask you --- Do you believe there is life out in space? Do you think it is conceivable, that we are not alone in this universe and that there are others out there somewhere? If so, why haven't they come and said hello to us?
When I was a kid, Hasbro decided to create a doll that boys could play with. It was an action figure called G.I. Joe, actually created in 1964 -- the year I was born. This military doll with guns, grenades and whatever other weapons he could get into his Kung-Fu grip was an overnight success and like his female counterpart -- the voluptuos and materialistic Barbie, the focus on having a G.I. Joe was to get more clothes and items than your friends had. In 1969, Hasbro decided to change Joe's…Continue
In China, one set of books has outlasted all of the others on the shelf (it seems) - The New Concept English books. Most Chinese who are studying English are very familiar with these books. Lesson 1 -- "Excuse me, is this your handbag? Pardon? Is this your handbag? Yes, it is."
How do you feel about these books? Do you really love them? Do you really hate them? Why? What's good about them? What's bad about them?
I have heard different opinions on them and I want…Continue