Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Expendables

I think I might have just bought a man bag, but I made up for it by going to see the Expendables in the cinema. Also, apparently there’s a typhoon coming. Awesome.

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Jiaxing

This, minus the chainsaw, plus about a thousand ill people, plus a few hospital beds scattered randomly, plus builders using power tools and spraying people with bits of brick and plaster in the stairway, = Jiaxing No.2 Hospital http://www.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://dark.pozadia.org/images/wallpapers/hostel_halloween_wallpaper-811731.jpeg&imgrefurl=http://dark.pozadia.org/wallpaper/Halloween-Hostel/&usg=__wCOMP3Or4iasRyWDrs5oxeGzSpg=&h=1200&w=1600&sz=298&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=Ewaoc0KNQom6cM:&tbnh=137&tbnw=200&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dhostel%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Doff%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D617%26gbv%3D2%26tbs%3Disch:1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=137&vpy=118&dur=495&hovh=194&hovw=259&tx=207&ty=119&ei=8SN7TPKbFcjIcdHHye0F&oei=8SN7TPKbFcjIcdHHye0F&esq=1&page=1&ndsp=19&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0

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Health Check

Oh my, the health check. I’m now a staunch defender of the NHS. Jiaxing No. 2 Hospital was interesting – dimly lit, grubby, paint flaking off walls and generally a bi tlike something out of the film Hostel. I filled … Continue reading

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Photos! Finally..

Finally managed to get Flickr working – have had massive issues with China’s firewall, but think it’s ok now… Let me know if there are any problems with this lot, only stuck a few on of the Bird’s Nest stadium … Continue reading

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Jiaxing – an abridged version

I wrote an enormous post on arriving in Jiazing yesterday, but lucky for you guys it seems to have vanished, so this one will be a lot shorter. And bullet-pointed. Train journey was great. Clean, fast, and I managed to … Continue reading

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Chinglish

Just found this written on the back of a condom packet in the hotel room – “In sex life deficient fervour? Ls because had not di scovered! The reproduction healthy expert intimate bird newly promotes the appeal toy vibration jacket … Continue reading

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Leaving Beijing

Last day in Beijing – can’t say i’ve made the most of it, because we went out last night and didn’t wake up till half eleven this morning, and since then I’ve managed to eat lunch and that’s about it. … Continue reading

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