Minutiae, or In Search of Lost Time

Shanghai, olonial, architecture

Where does all the time go?

Once upon a time in Huzhou

Once upon a time in Huzhou, where the river runs through the old town, a foreigner encountered three fine treasures, and many more wonders besides...

Jorges Luis Borges and why you should read him.

Last summer I downloaded the Collected Fictions of Jorges Luis Borges, and read most of it either in the campus grounds of the Chinese university that I was studying in at the time (<山师>山东师范大学,济南) or by the banks of the Yellow River (the famous 黄河) in Jinan, Shandong province. I first became interested in South American writing some… Continue reading Jorges Luis Borges and why you should read him.