Monthly Archives: January 2019

Ghost Cities of China

The Mystery of Ghost Cities Every now and then, the press publishes stories about the “ghost cities”  of China.  I have been in some of the areas where there are amazing building projects, but the number of residents is very … Continue reading

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And Then There Were Two (Black Hats)

I’m pleased to have one Shaoxing Hat from the city south of Shanghai, but I’ve found another one. I am sure I didn’t buy two. Where did the second one come from?
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What Was Lost is Found

Travel Souvenirs I’ve just moved into a new unit north of Brisbane – much smaller than my previous accommodation. It gives me an opportunity to look at some of the many souvenirs I have from my travels. One small item had … Continue reading

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Cool It With Bamboo

Bamboo Fan Let’s Cool it with Bamboo.  I am a great Bamboo Fan!  These two words are on my business cards because I am an enthusiastic fan of anything made of bamboo.  I love it for so many reasons. It … Continue reading

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First 24 Hours in D’Bay

First Day of 2019 My furniture and big boxes all arrived in Deception Bay, just after Christmas.  The unit looks chaotic – still, and I have a lot of work to do to sort it all out.  I am missing … Continue reading

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