This time you find me writing to you from the bookstore of my dreams, Fang Suo. It’s a huge place that sells an array of books in Chinese and other languages. Along with books, it has a fancy coffee shop with lots of dark, brushed wood and just right amount of smug-satisfaction, a universal sign... Continue Reading →

How to make friends and influence spreadsheets

Friends, it’s happened! I have become a regular at a coffee shop, which means Guangzhou is officially home. There is a great little coffee shop in the heart of the Financial District that serves hipster-worthy coffee and tasty sandwiches. Today the nice barista with great English gave me a discount for being regular, saying, “It’s... Continue Reading →

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