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Songs for the Shanghai Laowai Love Affair Part 1: Sour Candy

April 24, 2012


In Shanghai, I sit around quite a bit in various bars, pubs, clubs and cafes. Because I am a shameless busybody, I often stare and eavesdrop on other people’s business – especially couples – while feigning interest in an overpriced Vedett. From my admittedly limited and overwhelmingly prejudiced observations, I’ve gained perspectives on some recognisable […]

Song of the Day: The Cure’s “Close to Me”

December 1, 2011


At age 17, I discovered the joys of both cutting class and The Cure. And it was this song that accompanied me across the bridge to my school at 10.30am, yellow morning sun in my face, book bag on my shoulder, fervently praying the side-gate would be open so I wouldn’t have to trek past […]