Tag Archives: The Seasons

Fighting the dust … and winning

Living in Shanghai with children: 5 words, with a feeling of incompatibility. However, choice and circumstance, idiosyncrasy and vicissitude all play their part into forming a cohesive life. Thus, some expats find themselves living in Shanghai with children. Of course, there are benefits. Experience of here and now, bilingualism, future benefits of connections & opportunities […]

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Don’t bemoan the rain, it’s great

Removing humidity and destroying the hopes & dreams of posers are just two (or three) of the reasons to like the rain. Rain is a natural occurrence on planet Earth, also known as precipitation, as part of the water cycle. However, self-inflation and a well-convinced personal focus can lead some to bemoan, nay despair at […]

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Spring in Shanghai, March 2013

Good weather is on it’s way! The Seasons in Shanghai are distinctive. If you are finally sick and tired of Winter in Shanghai with it’s damp cold, or it’s dry cold, or it’s grey cold, then we have some good news for you – this is the upcoming week: As we know, expats love nothing […]

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Discarded flip-flops and tightened shoulders

Each season has a clear personality in Shanghai. Spring is essentially being thankful that the dry and gloomy days of Winter are at an end, while also mainly being about waiting for Summer: trying to force it in by wearing too little clothes and instead ending up in bed with a cold because you were […]

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