As seen on the BBC

March 22, 2007


Yes ’tis true. We have made the news again! This time on the BBC. Our recent trip to Harbin received some attention when I posted the tigers eating a cow video on YouTube. Here is the link to the story on the BBC that aired on March 21st, 2007: If you have troubles playing the […]

Posted in: BBC, china, harbin, news, tigers

Only in Denmark

March 22, 2007


Overheard at dinner: Waitress: “Are you Finished?”Customer: “No, I’m Danish, but you can take my plate.” — Dude. this would be the wrong town to visit! — Well, at least there is a process.

Posted in: Denmark, engrish, toilet

And 55 minutes later I am in Sweden.

March 18, 2007


“It’s sweet to be inthe rain and sleetas my two lil feetwalk down the streetIN SWEDEN!” It could not have been easier. Around noon I headed out from my hotel to the S-train, took it down to the center station, transferred to the train to the airport and to Sweden and a total of 55 […]

Posted in: poetry, rain, Sweden, train

Make bikes, not cars.

March 15, 2007


The taxi driver this morning in Denmark said something very interesting: “Ten years ago Danes drove cars and the Chinese rode bikes. Now the Chinese drive cars and the Danes ride bikes.”That is certainly true as the streets here are about 40% occupied by bikers of all sizes. This morning I saw a virtual school […]

Posted in: bike, china, Denmark

What is Amazon is selling this week?

March 15, 2007


So, my favorite site Lifehacker just posted about another site (as they usually do) called JungleCrazy. It actually is pretty cool. The site attempts to post all of the best deals on Amazon in one single place. So, if you are looking for a Motorola phone for $0.01 or a $2.99 pair of Nikes you […]

Posted in: amazon, site

My first Danish Danish!

March 14, 2007


‘Tis true. I have arrived in Denmark and this morning I had my first real Danish Danish. It did not hit me until I was at breakfast, but this is the originating country of the sweet. I was rightly distracted for so many reasons. The first was customs. I am glad I did not blink […]

Posted in: Denmark, food, travel

What’s in a name?

March 8, 2007


So, I am thinking of rebranding What do you think of these?

Posted in: language

Engrish Classes

March 8, 2007


Hmmmm, now which one of these needs the most help? What would you mention first in your interview? 🙂

Posted in: china, engrish

Everybodys working for the weekend!

March 6, 2007


With a face only a mother could love, who wouldn’t want to come home to this? Well, my lovely wife had a very hard and long week last week. She started on Sunday due to the Chinese New Year, worked until 11pm or later almost every night and stumbled head first into the weekend to […]

Posted in: bike, china, dryer, frankie, washer, weekend

My Hiro

March 1, 2007


{{{(>.Look at the above. Can you see it? I love this show! Here is another. This time only 1/2 a clue 🙂 Fine. If you don’t know what I am talking about look here and then look again. Can you find one more on this site?

Posted in: TV