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January 2010 Blog Posts (141)

FINALLY

iv been striving for permission from my parents to study aboard for ages........

i totally understand they're worried about me.......and i'm the only daughter.......

everytime my mum would use cry-strategy to win..........

after so many rounds..........

finally...FINALLY!

they agree this time!!!maybe they just r too tired to fight with me~~hah

anyway! thank god!thank budda!thank everyone living in the… Continue

Added by anita on January 31, 2010 at 6:55pm — No Comments

周六的聚会

周六去了chinese corner 聚餐聚会, 还真是和很多好朋友老朋友见面了。 非常高兴。

后来我们返回蛇口, 希望可以再次在irish bar听 Klein他们唱歌。那是个很好的很真是的Band,他们没有怎么包装, 也不怎么商业化。虽然有天他们也会被好好包装, 被放在高档酒店会所或者是更加高级的场所卖, 但是目前他们还是全深圳最真实最具备人情味最好的哥伦比亚/拉丁音乐的band。

对, 我用真实形容。 是因为他们每一个人, 是真正的艺术家。表演中的神情,是绝对不能假的。对他们手中那把吉他的狂热的表情, 对观众的照顾,对音乐的演绎,全部在他们的眼睛中,面部表情里,一一绽放出来。 我感觉到了, 我看到了。



所以,我被那位演出专注而又非常性感的艺术家吸引住了,我想我爱上他了。 以至于每天晚上我都想去那里。

或者我就想坐在最前面一排的位置上, 或者我就要看着他年轻清秀的脸,看着他修长性感的手指在琴弦上拨弄,狂想联翩,让心荡漾去了。

我甚至很任性的想,你这个粗心的家伙, 你这个无情的家伙,… Continue

Added by V.K on January 31, 2010 at 4:26pm — 2 Comments

la ballade of lady and bird

bird : lady?

lady : yes bird?

bird : it's cold

lady : i know

lady : bird... i cannot see a thing

bird : it's all in your mind

lady : i'm worried

bird : no one will come to see us

lady : maybe they come but we just don't see them

what do you see?

bird : i see what's outside

lady : and what exactly is outside?

bird : it's grown-ups

lady : well maybe if we scream they can hear us

bird : yeah, maybe we should try to… Continue

Added by Sonja on January 30, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Hotpot and more hotpot.

In Sichuan, I ate hotpot because I couldn’t speak Chinese. I didn’t know how to say hello let alone order food in a restuarant. The first Chinese word I learned was “laowai,” which I heard people whisper everywhere I went.



I assumed “laowai” meant “hello.” For a while I greeted people by saying “laowai.” They stared at me as if I was a foreigner.



People stared at me when I ate or when I tried to order a dish. But hotpot was a no hassles meal. I’d grab a bunch of kebabs off… Continue

Added by J.F. Mcsnuggles on January 30, 2010 at 6:54pm — 2 Comments

Impressions of Shenzhen

So I finally got on a bus and took the 5 hour ride to visit Shenzhen and my old friend Kristen. Kristen moved to Shenzhen about 20 days ago and is still getting settled in. I showed up at the bus station on Wednesday only to find I was a day early so I wandered around Zhu Zi Lu or whatever and stayed the night at the Home Inn. Home Inn is an excellent cheap hotel and I crashed out hard. Next day I went to Da ju wan, my Chinese spelling is terrible, and found Kristen at EF. I worked for EF in… Continue

Added by Ottopick on January 30, 2010 at 5:06pm — No Comments

火车, 春运,中国的民工们

火车是一个我非常喜欢的工具。

小时候会跟着爸爸从广州坐到昆明,或者是成都。没有提速之前, 去昆明、成都的火车都是差不多40小时左右的的,这是我坐的最长时间的火车了。

小时候有爸爸在, 如果坐火车,还会有中卧或者是随便卧铺;后来随着爸爸的离开,“家道中落”,到了我上大学的时候,从广州去成都, 我已经会用学生证买张硬座, 坐上三十几个小时到成都去。

后来是去旅游, 在印度的Lucknow,南下varanasi , 北上new delhi,总共做了差不多40个小时的火车。在印度等火车,情况不比在国内好。 脏乱差, 都是一样的令人不愉快。等火车的时候更加长, 在varanasi的时候, 足足等了 差不多4个小时的火车才等到它进站。不过在印度, 是早就采用实名制的。而我们是在2010年采用实名制。



说到中国的春运, 我是没有在春运期间受过苦。 但是我可以想象, 来广东工作的人们,大多是外省的。人是一过年就回家, 所以我们的铁路公路是一过年就人多。人一多, 就得挤,就得赶。

做火车平时就是挺轻松的一件事,一道过年,人多了,… Continue

Added by V.K on January 30, 2010 at 1:23pm — 2 Comments

quote-hope

Girls are taught a lot of stuff growing up. If a guy punches you he likes you. Never try to trim your own bands and someday you will meet a wonderful guy and get your very own happy ending. Every movie we see, Every story we're told implores us to wait for it, the third act twist, the unexpected declaration of love, the exception to the rule. But sometimes we're so focused on finding our happy ending we don't learn how to read the signs. How to tell from the ones who want us and the ones who… Continue

Added by Jane on January 30, 2010 at 9:35am — 4 Comments

中国男女留学生在澳洲的奢靡生活 - 中国人是最谦虚的和最有关心的人

中国男女留学生在澳洲的奢靡生活





陈阳(化名)曾是澳大利亚一家著名预科学校学生,现在悉尼大学就读,在回杭度暑假(澳大利亚现在是夏季)之前,他在QQ上与国内同学联系说,留学预科生的生活,在国内时很难想象.这些真相曾经令他大为吃惊,这些真相也绝少有父母知道





在这所一半以上留学生都来自中国的学校,从“老花”到“棋盘格”,满眼都是LV,不乏昂贵限量版(绝大多数是正品)。陈阳认识“四瓣叶”经典花纹,在国内这是奢侈品代表作,一个价值万元以上。在澳洲,LV包显然比国内低,中档1500澳元(合人民币9000元)。但仍是奢侈品标志。





有一次一个同学背LV过悉尼海关,女报关员问他多少钱,听说1800澳元立即开玩笑说“你好有钱,我想嫁给你”。前一段时间澳元汇率大跌,从6块5跌倒4块多,LV的价格没变,我陪着几个女生去血拼,每人买了三四个。毫不夸张地说,LV就是我们的校包,用GUCCI就算自降身份了!





两个背景值得注意:第一,能把孩子送出国的多数“非官即富”;第二,即使平民家庭… Continue

Added by Brandy on January 30, 2010 at 3:40am — No Comments

Girls Bloom

Last weekend, I had fun hanging out with a number of female friends. Naturally, we talked about what we would like to achieve in the new year. When I threw out'' making money just to buy flowers to wear'' as my No 1 wish, all my friends burst into laughter and shouted their support. One even posted it on Facebook immediately .

For the record, I must say none of us are_ or ever want to be _'' wrapped up.'' All of us believe in our own abilities.

We just want to ride on the right tides… Continue

Added by Noraini ng on January 29, 2010 at 1:02pm — No Comments


My Weixin is on my page
Laker fans???

Just finished reading a good article by J.A. Adande of ESPN.com. In this article Mr. Adande ranks the five best Lakers. If you are a true, die-hard Laker fan, it'll be a nice read for you. Enjoy!



The five greatest Lakers



The same way I can make a distinction between "best player" and "most valuable," I don't assume that Kobe Bryant becoming the leading scorer in Lakers history automatically makes him the greatest Laker of all time.



Even though… Continue

Added by Black Dynamite on January 29, 2010 at 12:04pm — No Comments

每天写下一点点

是哦, 每天写下一点点, 不必多, 也不必深刻精辟,只要是自己心中想的, 自己要说的, 就写下来吧。
也千万不能妄自菲薄, 就是不要小看这个每天写下一点点的习惯, 中文好, 英文也好, 只要你心中有所想, 写下来, 记载一下, 联系一下, 都是个好习惯。
现在我不动笔了, 不耗费纸张了, 只在space和msn 空间或者这里写一下blog,算是对环保的一点贡献吧。
东西仍旧是要写的,无论是用外文还是中文。
思想仍然是有的, 无论是纯自己的还是经过采集千万家之后的融会贯通。

Vanessa同学, 记住哦,套用一下蜗居里海萍的一句话“这么大的城市, 别人来得, 我们为什么来不得?”,一样的道理, 都是工作, 别人能做, Vanessa你也一样能做! 如果你不会, 那就学习吧。 好好学习啦, 再套用一下我们孔家老祖宗的话“三人行,必有我师”, 那所以你要谦虚哦!

Added by V.K on January 29, 2010 at 10:07am — No Comments

confucius

作为confucious family的一员,我非常激动得等待confucious片可以免费看的 时刻。可是,如果不是自己争取去街边买张DVD,估计还不知道电影是怎样演绎孔氏的。

查看一下孔氏的family tree, 还真是历史中璀璨的一页。

最奇怪的是孔子的出身, 都说他是怪物, 说他的头顶是 中间低, 四周高的, 所以是怪物。这个怪物后来和母亲颜征在一起离开了自己父亲当官的地方, 到了曲阜。

他的“教书”讲学生涯, 就是从那里开始的。

为什么说他是教育家呢? 为什么孔子对于我们Kong's自己家的孩童们影响那么深呢?

应该是他的“有教无类”,即是无论什么人, 无论是谁, 都应该得到教育。 这在当时的封建社会, 确实是很大的影响。

而这个教育方针, 在现在看来 就是我们的九年义务教育,甚至是以后的12年义务教育。 你可以说是社会发展发达到一定程度, 办教育是要跟上国际的。 可是,在思想界上, 在教育界上, 是一定要有人推行过, 在某一时代, 国家政府,… Continue

Added by V.K on January 29, 2010 at 1:35am — No Comments

PIGS are smarter and more intelligent than DOGS

"Besides humans, the ten most intelligent animals are:



1. chimpanzees,

2. gorillas,

3. orangutans,

4. baboons,

5. gibbons,

6. monkeys (many species, especially macaques),

7. smaller toothed whales (especially killer whales or Orcas),

8. dolphins,

9. elephants,

10. and pigs.



NOTE: that dogs are not even included in the top 10.

source: Wildly Weird Facts, hosted by rarespecies.org…

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Added by Brandy on January 28, 2010 at 10:30pm — 5 Comments

My heart is a volcano that is waiting for erupt!

Added by Smile on January 28, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

there's no such thing in here

As long as i could..i will fight for the freedom of speech..



May it please the majority,how could all the generations here not agree with freedom of speech, when freedom is one of human nature..



May it please the majority,telling the truth here is forbidden..clutching my throat till wordless..



"I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by

madness, starving hysterical naked,

dragging themselves through the negro streets at

dawn looking for an angry… Continue

Added by Sonja on January 28, 2010 at 7:00pm — 13 Comments

'Growing Up With Shanghai' available February 6

The 'Growing Up With Shanghai' book and ebook will be available on February 6. The limited edition hardcover book is recorded, designed, hand-numbered, and hand-packaged in Shanghai. The book also contains a DVD with the original uncompressed audio files and the ebook that you can load onto your iphone with Stanza or any other epub compatible device.



Please see the project website for more information. If you would like to pre-order this book, please contact us.



This… Continue

Added by Terence LLoren on January 28, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Employment Contracts

I thought this information might be useful.

An employment contract between a China corporation and an employee must contain these items:

1. Name, address and legal representative of the company

2. Name, address and Resident ID number of the employee

3. The length of the contract

4. Job Description

5. Working hours, rest times, any holidays or vacation time

6. Compensation (salary)

7. Social insurance paid by employer

8. Working conditions

9.… Continue

Added by GrandPa on January 28, 2010 at 11:59am — No Comments

新工作

很期待自己的新工作。和原先的职位完全不一样,原先的更多是面对电脑而非“人”;Jessica同我说“你要以杰青的标准要求自己-----积极进取,勇往直前。”

她同我说, “你不能退出江湖, 不能离开人,不能离开这个圈子, 反而要进入这个圈子的最中间”。

回想当日, 确实是非常风光。晚晚的华丽夜宴,觥筹交错,是应酬那班人也好, 是被待成座上宾也好;是身不由己也好, 是抛砖引玉也好,当时交往那些朋友, 真正是往来无白丁。如今想起, 觉得总算自己也见识过深圳的江湖中,那些专门盖豪宅的大爷们了。

可是将来, 自己的角色,是要改变的。

或许开始就会很艰难, 第一步, 尴尬到自己忍受不了怎么生就这个命运, 给这些人做孙子;

或许将来更加困难, 一直走, 也只是重复行内前辈们的旧路而已,无论走多远,成就也是大家都曾经见到过的;

又或者成功离我很远, 就算你我他不计较脸皮多厚, 走出门口那刻开始, 我的智慧就要为奢华的美梦买单, 我愿意。

但是, 如果不走, 如果不尝试 , 如果我连自己都不给机会自己,… Continue

Added by V.K on January 28, 2010 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

2010

I hope this year wouldnt b tough.

"I felt my life with both my hands
To see if it was there—
I held my spirit to the Glass,
To prove it possibler—"

by Emily Dickinson

Added by Sonja on January 27, 2010 at 11:44pm — No Comments

Tucker Max is a God

I decided to watch the movie "I Hope They Serve Beers in Hell" which is based on the life of Mr. Max himself in his early years. I decided to Google him and came upon his website www.tuckermax.com in which he is well known in certain circles for being what many would say "The Biggest Dickhead in the World", but he is also quite famous for his blogs about his life and man are they damn funny.



I do forewarn anyone who decides to read them, that… Continue

Added by Cynic on January 27, 2010 at 11:12pm — 2 Comments

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