Yes folks, I know, I wrote about spring already. Must confess, we are facing some setbacks these days regarding spring weather conditions 😉 Still temperatures below zero Celsius and snow applies as well, quite chilly! Anyway, it’s weekend, time to go outdoors. Hit for the botanical garden today and see what I found: Otherwise, yes, it is still a perfect ‘late’ winter day where you listen to Abbey Lincoln‘s ‘You Gotta Pay The Band’ album while drinking your afternoon tea […]
When it somes to communication, a messanging solution providing chat and even voice and/or video is a ‘must’! One that is very popular in China is a messenger system called webQQ, for which there is an English interface as well called QQ International. The other on is called WeChat that has capabilities like Skype as Skype isn’t available in China, as faceboog and Google+ aren’t. (note: when in China many applications we are used to utilize otherwise are not available […]
Jiaxing (map / wikipedia / offical site )is located in the center of the southeastern coast of China, along with the Yangtze River delta and connects to Shanghai (map / wikipedia) in the east. As a melting pot of culture in the south of China, Jiaxing has a long history and splendid culture. As early as 6.000 or 7.000 years ago, ancestors created the Ma Jiabin culture, which represents the early Neolithic culture in Taihu Lake in the lower reaches […]
O.k. it’s still 8 weeks to go until I will leave for Jiaxing. Anyhow, already a lot of things come to my mind in preparation of the travel. Especially about what to take with me. And here the title of the post comes in: Person with a Diversity. You probably think, what is he up to now? Maybe something related to Women’s Day? No, far from that. It is musing about how people are treated in our daily life, regarding […]
As spring ‘offically’ starts at March 1st as a calanderic event and nature doesn’t care about this, you never know how the start will look like. March 1st was Friday and it wasn’t something exceptional. Yesterday it was! Sun and blue skies, an amazing number of people strolling around or sitting in the sunshine with a happy face and a smile on their lips. As the forecast for the next days looks good, well, let’s see how it works out!
As going to China mid of May for some weeks, it’s probably a good idea to get a small command of spoken Chinese, Mandarin this would be for me as in the greater area of Shanghai. Living in the smarter world of phones the first look will include the choice of Chinese language apps of course 😉 Not being on my own as I will be going with a team of people from several countries, I get already some interesting […]