Hello! My name is Changsha Stinky Tofu. You can call me 臭臭 (Chou Chou) for short. I am black on the outside and white on the inside, a little hard-headed on first impression but really I have a soft heart.Continue reading My Name is Changsha Stinky Tofu
No wonder people think kids in China ride pandas to school. There are so many things that get lost in translation. Once I was in a zoo in China and instead of saying “beware of old branches falling”, it said, “beware of old bras falling”. Instead of “caution: slippery floors”, the sign said, “caution: slip carefully”.Continue reading Mao Blood Flourishing
Once upon a time one year away,
I thought bread was good to stay.
It tasted great until that day we went away,
Into Europe where bread was their daily hay. Continue reading Life of Nothingness
“Wystarcz, Wystarcz,” all five of us cried out in unison and pointed to our stomachs trying to show how full we were.
“Dobry! Dobry!” responded by a motherly figure with a powerful voice and uninhibited laughs.
“Kids, we need to strategize,” I called the children together in front of the “super-sized” Carrefour Supermarket which was inside the Emirate Mall in Dubai, UAE, one of the largest mall in the world. “This place is huge so we need to work together.”
I continued, “We need to be smart about what to buy and who will buy what. First, here is the Carrefour’s ‘Anniversary Celebration – Big Deal’ booklet. You are only allowed to buy items that is listed on sale in this booklet. This is our ‘Bible’ for shopping. Now, who wants to buy what?” Continue reading You Are in Trouble, Dad