Category Archives: 随便 (Random)

Ascending Potato Mountain

Originally posted on Collateral Lettuce:
Save for the photo itself, I have to give credit to an old friend for this one.  When she lived in Beijing, China the so-called potato mountain was a frequent visitor to her monogrammed chopsticks.  Ah…

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One-Child Policy: The Ride

I’ve been to Los Angeles a few times, but I still don’t know it as well as other equally food-crazed, architecturally-curious cities.  All the better, since that spells greater motivation to explore the massive LA-Long Beach-Catalina-Pomona metropolis. No matter where I … Continue reading

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It’s Not Who You Know, But What They Don’t Want You to Know: My 2nd Liebster Award

It happened again. I forgot the password to my email to recover the forgotten password to my blog.  Which is more embarrassing?  It’s all pishposh now, because I’m back and it’s time to humbly receive another Liebster Award. Terima kasih … Continue reading

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If You’ve Made It This Far, You’ve Also Won

Oh, hi.  Is that you again?  Great!  It’s because of people like you, generally anyone but me, but specifically Reema over at her quality photography blog Camera Lore, that I’ve been presented with a Liebster Award.  Dhanyavad for the honor! … Continue reading

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Profligate Pescetarianism (Go Fish)

My friend had previously not visited Hong Kong, so I indulged him in visiting the more nature-friendly side of the city.  We hitched a ride in the cable car on Lantau (大嶼山) Island to view the airport and the rolling … Continue reading

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Tengak-Tengok! Bike Vendors in Jakarta

Tengak-tengok signifies “looking around repeatedly” in Indonesian.  There are many bicyclists cruising the streets and cul-de-sacs (culs-de-sac?  ehh) of Jakarta, hawking various foods, wares and services; much of the goods they have are just as easily found as many other … Continue reading

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Great Britain’t: Chinese T-shirts, 2nd Round

Y’all are lucky today.  One clothing store in the Baishizhou (白石洲) section of Shenzhen, China provided me with the one on the right, and my friend the other “Union Abdullah.”  You know, I first started noticing the incomprehensible script and … Continue reading

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