Monthly Archives: October 2012

Italians do it better

I like the Chinese food. Granted. The fried pork can be divine. And yes, Peking- duck is something else. However, when one eats in a canteen which does not seem particularly eager to switch up the concept now and then, … Continue reading

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Unprecedented Scholastics

Chinese civil Procedure- class is an ocean of wisdom. Let’s share: “Xiezhi was kind of like this Chinese unicorn who was used by the old judges when they were going to hear a case. When the judges didn’t know what … Continue reading

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So the toughest week in a long time has come to an end.

The minimum 3000 – word essay for ‘Introduction to Chinese Law’ was successfully completed and handed in on Friday. But it was a rough road. The entire week saw the international students despairing over the impossibility of finding sources due … Continue reading

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Elevator diplomacy

That awkward moment when you- late for class- finally get an elevator after having spent 10 min waiting for one on the 17th floor; elevator stops at 9th floor; panting starts; Chinese girl gets in; elevator stops again on the … Continue reading

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Take me to the place I love, take me all the way…

I have found the place where I will write my memoirs/ future literary works. The place is called “the Bridge Café” and it is an oasis of French colonial style in the heart of Wudaokou: an oak stair-case, white curtains … Continue reading

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Vanilla Latte Reflections

Ni hao, bloggosphere, I suppose I can’t just let the previous post hang loose. So, sitting here at Starbucks in Qianmen with blueberry muffins and a nice selection of hot beverages under my belt, I thought I’d let you in … Continue reading

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There’s a brand new dance but I don’t know its name

I’m running this presentation like Chuck Norris. Efficiency has been off the charts the last couple of days, and I actually feel pretty confident about it. This is all very nice except for the hernia which probably resides in my back … Continue reading

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