‘We’re in the endgame now’

That has both literal and metaphorical meaning. Avengers: Endgame was released in China last week, before the UK or US. I will not say how many times I have seen the film, only that it is more than once. I do not actually mind spoilers, but I know a lot of people do, and I …

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Winter holidays 3 – From Vietnam to Hong Kong

So it was time for me to leave .... I admit I misjudged the timing (again). My flight left at 10.30am, so I reckoned I needed to be at the airport by 7.30am. I told my hotel and we agree 6.50am for drop off. The roads were quiet, though, and the airport seemed close by. …

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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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