A man in clean maoist attire strolls by inquisitively. A middle-aged woman walks behind me, and looking at the camera screen displaying the video I am shooting says, keyi le, “that works.” A man comes up to me and asks why foreigners like filming so much. Various people walking by bundled up with puffy eyes, clutching plastic bags of fried Muslim breakfast treats. A constant trickle of commuters...
Another Winter Sweeps Through the Hutong
Northern Chinese winter weather and the seasonal increase in particulate matter that results from coal combustion for higher heating needs. Users of Weibo, the Chinese twitter, have complained the presumable dishonesty in the Chinese government’s air pollution monitoring body, which has repeatedly reported acceptable/moderate air quality when eye-witnesses accounts disagree. Moreover, official...
I made this video about my favorite Beijing street snack, the jianbing (煎饼).
Having spoken plainly so far, Okoye said the next half a dozen sentences in...– things fall apart (1958) chinua achebe