April, 2012 Archives

Blossoms in Bloom

April 9th, 2012 Permalink

The cherry blossoms are in bloom, that means that the parks are full of people and the city is regaining some of it’s color. The winter here is really quite ugly. This year there was only one day of snow and it all melted before lunch. That means that everything was a crappy brown color […]

The cherry blossoms are in bloom, that means that the parks are full of people and the city is regaining some of it’s color. The winter here is really quite ugly. This year there was only one day of snow and it all melted before lunch. That means that everything was a crappy brown color for months. Now with the sun out, the flowers are in full color. Suddenly I remember some of the reasons that I like Beijing.

Digital. Meh.

April 2nd, 2012 Permalink

This is a good representation of Beijing for me. There is a good mix of beauty and ruin. People go about their busy lives. They take the subway, they wander by the lakes, they enjoy their free-time. Something that I hope to do more of now that the weather is starting to get better. What […]

This is a good representation of Beijing for me. There is a good mix of beauty and ruin. People go about their busy lives. They take the subway, they wander by the lakes, they enjoy their free-time. Something that I hope to do more of now that the weather is starting to get better. What I need to do is take the bloody headphones out and just listen. The city if full of life. I often let it pass me by these days. For the record, I have been in Beijing for one year and seven months. This is the longest that I have stayed in one place for a while.