Review of the Year 2: The good and the bad

Looking back over the past year a few things stick out as being both very good and bad. Starting with the negatives, the air is certainly one of the worst things about Beijing. It is often smoggy, though the air is getting better. Still, it is never nice to have to 'mask up' when you …

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Arrival

太热了(Tài rèle). It’s too hot. Perhaps not as hot as the time we arrived in Canada and moved from the nice, air-conditioned airport terminal into the oppressive heat outside, but still. It’s very hot here. And I have arrived. The flight itself was uneventful and was a mixture of sleeping fitfully and watch-glancing. For some …

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