Daily Archives: March 12, 2008

Stood by her man

On Monday, as soon as I turned on the radio, the 1010 wins news repeatedly announcing that Gov Spitzer was going to make a statement.  After 45 minutes, he still wasn’t ready.  I wondered, did Silda Wall Spitzer have to get her hair or … Continue reading

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The Passion nigh club in Beijing 天上人间

The Passion 天上人间 Tianshang Renjian, in the Great Wall Sheraton Hotel Beijing located in the Diplomatic District is The nightclub in Beijing for many years. It started by a group of Taiwanese but they couldn’t make it work in the … Continue reading

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Beijing creates 5 ‘super ministries’

China has announced five new ‘super ministries‘ as part of an effort to streamline a bloated bureaucracy, reducing ministries under the State Council, or Cabinet from 27.  The last restructuring was in 1982 from 100 to 61.  Will Bo Xilai survive the … Continue reading

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MSG

Who hasn’t used/tasted it before?  Monosodium glutamate, not Madison Sq Garden, apparently, we all did.  Few maids who’s passed my door had all asked for MSG, when I said no, I don’t use it, they asked for chicken broth that made with … Continue reading

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Der König Des Baumes

Der König Des Baumes The king of the tree By Chow Chung-Cheng Ensslin & Laiblin Verlag (Gebundene Ausgabe – 1967)

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Zlr on ym

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25 vs 50

           A French maid?          In Switzerland?  Dupre, the girl who’s with Client #9, and his wife.  25 vs 50. Wall Street rejoiced (might not because of his demise .. but applause were erupted around trading floors on WS) with a largest spike in … Continue reading

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The connection, guanxi

Next time when Lin went to meet the lady at the lobby, they hit off well, business wise. She came with her nice media kit, a portfolio of her water fountain projects she had done in the past. She was … Continue reading

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Big brother on Kissena

Be aware there is a camera catching red light rushers on Kissena Blvd and Booth Memorial Av.

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小舟

A Little Sampan Kleine Sampan By Chow Chung-cheng 周仲铮 1963 Chinese edition 1985 By 中国文联出版社 Chow’s autobiography. It stirred up a big sensation in Europe when it first published, in German.

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