August 07, 2006

The Next Road

I love all the Bing Crosby-Bob Hope "Road" movies -- Road to Morocco, Road to Bali, Road to Utopia, etc.

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Posted by now at 05:34 PM

last days

Tomorrow (August 8), we will leave China -- for now.

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Posted by now at 04:43 PM

August 01, 2006

hutongs of Beijing

There are books and photo albums with this title. Although dictionaries define a hutong as a lane or an alley, there really is no exact English equivalent.

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Posted by now at 12:05 PM

July 25, 2006

Thief !

In the recent hit movie "World without Thieves," the Andy Lau character and his girl friend effortlessly steal dozens of cell phones, to a background musical score, as their owners pray in front of a Buddhist temple.

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Posted by now at 01:41 PM