Archive for April, 2011

Be Careful What You Queue for

April 8th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Features

Be Careful What You Queue for

Shanghai people are well-known for their love of joining the crowd. A lot of people will follow lines without knowing where they are going. Local journalist Yiying Fan investigates the queuing phenomenon and discovers how to make an easy buck while doing so.

Rehearsing with 3rd Culture Theatre

April 6th, 2011  |  by  |  published in T@lk

Rehearsing with 3rd Culture Theatre

Colin Johnson talks to the 3rd culture theatre group about their first production ‘ART’ during one of their rehearsals.

‘The Granny Scourge’ by W.M. Butler

April 4th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Features

'The Granny Scourge' by W.M. Butler

The first in our series of short stories comes from W.M. Butler, a Canadian writer and poet living in Shanghai. He is a regular contributor for H.A.L. Publications.

Sex Shops Win Popularity among Chinese Girls

April 1st, 2011  |  by  |  published in Features

Sex Shops Win Popularity among Chinese Girls

Last year, one of my girlfriends bought me a present that I would never forget. It was wrapped with an adorable bag tagged the shop name Amy’s Bedroom. I unwrapped it quickly only to feel nothing but ashamed. It’s a pair of black knickers with a hole on the private part shaped like hot red lips.

     

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