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February 2008 Blog Posts (47)

A Wedding Speech

Life comes from life. The universe is a living thing made by love and of love. The earth too as part of the universe is a living thing made of love. We experience her love in the abundance of support she provides us such as the air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat. And we recognize the divinity of her unconditional love and so call her mother earth or some of us refer to her as goddess. We must recognize as well that we too spring… Continue

Added by SEN on February 29, 2008 at 4:30pm — No Comments

belly button and fire

theyre like peanut butta' n' jelly

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X719yeS1gzo

O joy! that in our embers Is something that doth live.
- william wordsworth

Added by Alex155 on February 29, 2008 at 3:27pm — No Comments

an offer to all the love-life-chess players...

Antonius Block: I shall remember this moment: the silence, the twilight, the bowl of strawberries, the bowl of milk. Your faces in the evening light. Mikael asleep, Jof with his lyre. I shall try to remember our talk. I shall carry this memory carefully in my hands as if it were a bowl brimful of fresh milk. It will be a sign to me, and a great sufficiency.



Antonius Block: Nothing escapes you!

Death: Nothing escapes me. No one escapes me.



[In response to Death coming… Continue

Added by longevity on February 29, 2008 at 1:40am — 2 Comments

Happy Leap Day!

It happens once in four years. Check the calendar of events on the front page for lots of cool "Leap Day" events.



I'm kind of partial to the "Songs & Poems 4" and "Shenzhen Leaps Forward" event. (Well, I posted it.)



How does Shenzhen "leap forward"? Anyone who knows me or my Stuff page knows about my website. Tomorrow we unveil it--and Shenzhen will never be the same.



Hope… Continue

Added by James Baquet on February 29, 2008 at 1:14am — No Comments

Random Shenzhen Stuff: 2/29/2008

DJ Tiesto Coming to Rox Club April 6

"OMFG!! TIESTO is COMING?!!!" is what SharkyXX2 had to say when he heard the news and that pretty much sums it up. Advance tickets 100rmb, 130rmb… Continue

Added by Asia Stuff Media on February 28, 2008 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Random Shenzhen Stuff: 2/28/2008

Upcoming Events...



Remix Night @ In Club, Feb. 29, 9pm

Team One DJs Mike, Ricky and David play their best remixes. 9pm to 10pm 70s and 80s Remixes - 10 pm to 11pm early 90s to current RNB - 11pm to 1am, House Music - 1am til dawn, Blazing Hip Hop and RNB.



Address: In Club, L5, King Glory Plaza, Renmin Nan Lu (at Guo Mao Subway Station) 82611111, 82611888



DJ Mak @ Club de Acqua,… Continue

Added by Asia Stuff Media on February 28, 2008 at 7:30am — No Comments


My Weixin is on my page
Tsingdao Lantern Festival

This was one of those big staged official pompous events with tons of Chinese photographers from all the other Shenzhen media - nothing to get excited about as a photographer. However, this time it was a bit different. Tsingdao was apparently a sponsor because everyone in attendance (mostly migrant workers) was provided with free beer. It wasn't long before the other photographers started handing cans of beer to me, and we all started throwing them down… Continue

Added by Jesse *djQuest* on February 27, 2008 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Volunteerism in Shenzhen?

Hi, y'all.



I've been around Shenzhen a long time, and one of the recurring questions is: Are there opportunities for expats (and locals) to volunteer in Shenzhen?



The perfect volunteer opportunity would be:



--a one-time event (not a long-term commitment)

--at a convenient time (weekends? evenings?)

--less than four hours

--not requiring any special skills or heavy lifting



Do you know of any opportunities like this?



Or ANY… Continue

Added by James Baquet on February 27, 2008 at 3:26pm — 6 Comments

Leon ERUPTS!

As David noted in today's Random Shenzhen Stuff, there's a profile of our friend Leon in today's Shenzhen Daily.



Leon is, of course, the general manager and musical director at The Terrace in Shekou.



Newcomers to Shenzhen: Do something nice for… Continue

Added by James Baquet on February 26, 2008 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

Random Shenzhen Stuff: 2/27/2008

Get your MBA in SZ

Rebecca, is an alumnae of Hong Kong University of Science & Technology - Ranked by the Financial Times of London as the #1 EMBA and #17 MBA program in the world.



She sent me an e-mail about the program now being available in Shenzhen saying...



"As one of the beneficiaries of this program, I just want to let people know there is a chance to meet other talented people and continue… Continue

Added by Asia Stuff Media on February 26, 2008 at 11:00pm — 4 Comments


My Weixin is on my page
Ivy League Jordan

Wrote a profile on my buddy Jordan, published in today's paper. Click here to read it. Jordan is starting a new educational consulting business, the Ivy League Club.

Added by Jesse *djQuest* on February 26, 2008 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Random Shenzhen Stuff: 2/26/2008

Member Leon Durupt, who runs the Terrace in Shekou was interviewed for an article in Shenzhen Daily.



ChinaTex otherwise known as Frank Caruso, has signed a legally binding contract to blog about China law at SZ Stuff. Due to his non-disclosure agreement, I can't reveal more.



Tonight is… Continue

Added by Asia Stuff Media on February 26, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Random Shenzhen Stuff: 2/25/2008

Featured Blogs Have Been Launched.

Check out the "In the News" blog on the upper left.



Written by Shenzhen Daily photographer, DJ and skateboarder, Jesse Warren, it leads with a great photo of Shenzhen or China (usually a place you've never been) and the story behind the photo. It's good. Check it out.



If you blog about… Continue

Added by Asia Stuff Media on February 25, 2008 at 7:00pm — No Comments

the stories in metro (1)

Shenzhen metro started from december 28th ,2004, .... but at the beginning, I dont like it ?

it need to wait for long time... about 10 to 15 mins for one metro ..! is it crazy ? so i got away from metro .

but after half year... that metro speed was getting faster and faster... that pulled me back to metro ...

Now, I almost take the metro everyday ...



I saw a lot stories inside.. the below is one of the metro stories...



ten days ago, I need to go to a… Continue

Added by alice on February 25, 2008 at 2:30pm — No Comments

the white sheep and black goat .(1)

another two weekend ago , that day is Saturday , before I go to nanshan district, whole morning, I just stayed home , watched tv and chatting online ... there was one movie which is on the free movie channel. It took my all attention , I stopped chatting , then fell in its story ...



when I was watching it , I felt I was the white could , I was floating in the air...



That is a fairy story , ... the movie name is ' the shoes' fairy ( 人鱼朵朵)'.



the story begun with… Continue

Added by alice on February 25, 2008 at 2:20pm — No Comments

House Party

Friday night, i invited some friends come over for dinner. Room is not so big, but friends together eatting is another good experience. I made two kinds of sphghettis. pork meat , meat cake, salad, bakeing chicken wing with potato. bittern pork and Doufu, and caramel cream cake etc. Supposed prepare more food, but 4 ppl caceled the dinner, i canceled some food 2. Anyway, i spended all day to prepare it. problem is how to keep the food hot, and with the small oven, only can heat little food one… Continue

Added by Trenchtownbaby on February 24, 2008 at 6:00pm — No Comments

ELO -Midnight Blue



When I listened to Beethoven’s Pathetique on tonihgt, suddenly I hit upon one song in my head. So soon I hummed following this melody. That is ELO’s Midnight Blue.



This song was announced in Album “Discovery” on 1979. This was remade from the second movement of Beethoven’s piano sonata No.8 in C minor, op. 13 “Pathetique”. Its magnificent and lyric melody gives feeling such as listening to playing well orchestra. Although this was not… Continue

Added by Richard Rogers on February 24, 2008 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

The air you breathings really bad in china!

just got back few days ago, blew my nose and it was all black stuff. didnt have that when i was in taipei or hong kong. was just curious about something about the air qualities at higher altitudes. seems like air is much better on the 29th floor than ground floor.

Added by wayneyu1688@hotmail.com on February 24, 2008 at 3:08am — 3 Comments

A letter for Mom..( something for laughs)

A mother passing by her daughter's bedroom was astonished to see the bed was nicely made and everything was picked up. Then she saw an envelope propped up prominently on the center of the bed. It was addressed, "Mom." With the worst premonition, she opened the envelope and read the letter with trembling hands:



Dear Mom: It is with great regret and sorrow that I'm writing you. I had to elope with my new boyfriend because I wanted to avoid a scene with Dad and you. I've been finding… Continue

Added by Wexu on February 23, 2008 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Survival guide to China

How many of us who have travelled to China from anywhere else in the world have a horror story or 2 in their history here? I recently helped a very good friend escape China as she was on the verge of a nervous breakdown, literally. She is back home now and feeling fine. Her story is not unique here by any means, and having been here for more than 3 years she felt it was long enough to try and make things better and finally gave up and went home. For those of us still here, we know there are… Continue

Added by David - 戴維在中國 on February 23, 2008 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

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