Happy Year of the Snake: Beware of the Bite

“When something seems to go in one direction, and then, suddenly, veers off in a completely different direction”

My multilingual Chinese friend

I asked a Hong Kong Chinese friend if she spoke French: “Yes!“, she replied “Louis Vuitton, Hermes, and croissant“ and “so how’s your Irish?” I ask “Heineken” she replies. As … Continue reading My multilingual Chinese friend

Two days in January: Guinness, drugs, bar brawls in China, the Gardai (Irish Police), and a roller-coaster

“…They courteously asked several men who they suspected of being involved in the fight to join them outside, while at the scene of the initial argument a Garda was down on all fours minutely searching the floor…”

China – Under The Hood: “Bu Hao Yisi” – The animated joys of everyday living in China

“…The longer I live in China the more I appreciate how listening Chinese style has potentially more health benefits than Yoga! …”

Gerry Thornley – Credit where credit is due

“…The way his words illustrate the protagonists, the villains, and set the scenes before, during and after each match is mind-boggling… he really is a master craftsman when it comes to writing..”

The written word: Business Vietlish “Our big customer is…. DisneyLand”

“…Our big customer is …. Disney Land..”

The written word: Business Hinglish “God has given us ample money and no worries”

“.. EVEN IF WE DONT GET ANY ORDERS WE ARE HAPPY, WE DO NOT WANT TO GET FOOLED THIS IS THE PROBLEM..”