The advertisements being dragged around San Francisco on Muni buses were how it first gained my attention. I looked on in horror at the anglo face of Matt Damon, front and center of the advertisement, for this Chinese film. I braced myself for a white-savior monstrosity, as morbid curiosity spurred me towards the downtown AMC Theaters… Continue reading China panders to US audiences with wanna-be blockbuster
A lovely trip to Shanghai! The weather was warm and the skies were blue. Planes, trains and automobiles took me all over the Shanghai and Jiangsu area with amazing speed and ease. I feel so grateful to everyone who took the time to meet with me talk with me—such precious little time was well spent together!
I’m very proud to receive 2nd place in the Women Category 4 Northern California Nevada Cycling Association in 2016. Many thanks to NCNCA for supporting all of these races and for this awesome prize of a trophy and $25 cash!
I’m very excited to announce that I will be traveling to Shanghai this November! It’s been since all the way back in February that I was last able to play on the Mainland, so I’m deciding to take a winter interlude and skip over to the other side of the pond. I’m scheduled to arrive in… Continue reading November 2016: Upcoming Trip to Shanghai
The spirit doesn’t always strike me, but lately I’ve been feeling focused enough to read. I think I was getting burnt out on Victorian novels after finishing Jane Eyre, and Frankenstein just couldn’t hold my attention. I needed something a little bit more pertinent to my professional focus—namely, books about China. I went to my… Continue reading Interested in China? Read These Books.