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Good Bye Shanghai

The movers are here at our apartment as I am writing this, sending all our stuff by sea and by air. Some things like my beloved yarn stash, we won’t see for at least 3 months. Makes you wonder, if … Continue reading

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Spring at the Botanical Garden

A brief break from Istanbul and Athens while I share some spring time pictures for you from the Shanghai Botanical Garden to wet your appetite for your own Spring that will be arriving soon, if not already.┬áThis post is mostly … Continue reading

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To Market, to Market

What a week America has had. I held off posting, because it seemed kind of frivolous to be talking about my great vacation when such awful things were happening. Being 12 hours off from the East Coast gave me an … Continue reading

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I Wanna Be a Toys R Us Kid

Chinese New Year is fast approaching and just like Christmas in the States, that means we have to get gifts for many of the people we know. The maids and doormen will get gift cards, but other people get more … Continue reading

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Baa, Baa Black Sheep, Have You Any Wool?

Last week instead of knitting at knitting group, we took a field trip to a wool exhibition: Here’s the description of it: Wool Modern, is the 2011 highlight of the campaign for wool. (Patron, His Royal Highness, the Prince of … Continue reading

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Plum Season in Shanghai

Plum season has arrived in Shanghai. All our beautiful weather has been replaced by heat and humidity and most likely, soon, rain. Plum season lasts about 20 days and Shanghai will get about 1/5 of it’s total rainfall for the … Continue reading

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