Monthly Archives: December 2008
I just found this video from my archive. It showed how I celebrated New Year with Ned and Ivan at Ivan’s bunker in Beijing. It was the year 2005. As usual we cooked up a storm. It is our pleasure … Continue reading
Tattoo admonishment number 47: Make sure your tattooist is literate. 47.a: If your not fully literate, do not get a tattoo.
I have warned Ivan that if he doesn’t get a tattoo, he will be deported from America!
Our friend Ivan tells us that his fiancee, Hypatia de la Pink, has given him a gift certificate for Christmas, to go to “Ahab’s Tattoo Parlor” and get a tattoo. This offer will remain valid throughout the 12 days of … Continue reading
This is a continuation of a discussion that I have been having with our friend JR at JustRecently’s Beautiful Blog. I at first intended to post this as a comment at JR’s blog. Unfortunately it contains too many links and … Continue reading
Bullog 牛博网, a progressive blog portal, becomes the next victim of a purge that has swept across the blogosphere in China since the release of Charter 08. As a result, Bullog lost two of its most popular bloggers: Ran Yunfei … Continue reading
Click here for a special online Russian lesson, as a Christmas present from our friend Ivan to all of you.
Just in the last few days, more news has come out of China about further arrests and jail sentences of Tibetans for alleged “rumour mongering”. The unusually tough sentences, in particular, indicate Beijing’s determination to block news about the 3.14 … Continue reading
Catherine and I just want to share this joyful Christmas music, from China, with all of our friends: