a transplanted life in China 


street view in Hong Kong

Published on October 12, 2016, by in China, Hong Kong.


a man checks his cell phone waiting to cross a street in Yao Ma Tei, Hong Kong


Montmartre street view, Paris

Published on October 6, 2016, by in France, Paris.


Café Le Refuge, Lamarck-Caulaincourt, Montmartre district, Paris, 2015


early morning, somewhere in China

Published on September 29, 2016, by in China.

early-morning-gas-stationAt dawn, we stopped at a forlorn-looking gas station in Jiangxi Province, driving from Suzhou to Guangzhou, on the way to my new teaching job in Zhongshan, Guangdong. My dog Xiao Gou Gou and I are now living at Guangdong Polytechnic Institute in rural Zhongshan, where I teach Freshman English and Sophomore Business English.


Humble Administrator’s Garden, Suzhou

Published on September 22, 2016, by in Suzhou.


Tree branches form a pattern against a traditional Chinese pavilion in Suzhou’s Humble Administrator’s Garden, one of the city’s top attractions.


traditional building

Published on September 15, 2016, by in Architecture, China.


a crumbling traditional house sits surrounding by weeds in rural Zhongshan, Guangdong province