A ‘companion piece’ to the previous mops picture, ha ha. I took this last week as I was walking down Pu Ming Lu, across the road from the bus station. I remembered that in one of the free expat mags, maybe that’s Shanghai but I’m not sure, at some point before Expo opened they were … Continued
Category: Shanghai My Eye!
I took this photo from my third story window overlooking the lane below. Our neighborhood committee (Jiu Wei Hui) was holding a pre-Expo neighborhood meeting imploring our neighbors to be good Shanghainese and not to wear our pajamas on the street. Welcome to the new photoblog project, Shanghai My Eye. Each entry will feature … Continued
Took this in 2009 on Moganshan Lu – we met the artist and like all good street art, this particular piece is no longer there. Welcome to the Shanghai My Eye! photoblog project. Each entry will feature one photo taken somewhere around town that speaks in some way to the experience of living in … Continued
The weather has been great and sunny for the past three days. We went for a walk to the riverside promenade this weekend for a cup of hot chocolate while soaking in the golden glow of sunset slowly burning the sky outlined by skyscrapers. What a gorgeous sight….. Welcome to the Shanghai My Eye! photoblog … Continued
We had just moved to Jinaqio, at Shimao Lakeside Riveria. Whileexploring the neighborhood, my daughter and I crossed the street andfound the sweetest old lady, who was happily living her life. It wassuch a contrast from what I was use to seeing, and it was in my ownback yard. I appreciate more what I … Continued
One cold, rainy day last March I took my daughter to the Insect Zoo, near where we live in Lujiazui. Bizarrely, the exit to the building sort of dumps you unceremoniously out a small side door into an alley behind the Pearl Tower. Adding to the strange sense of having stepped straight out of one … Continued
Taken in Oct 2008 at the Jade Buddha Temple – among my favorite temples in Shanghai. Welcome to the Shanghai My Eye! photoblog project. Each entry features one photo taken somewhere around town that speaks in some way to the experience of living in this mad and marvelous metropolis. The goal is to build up … Continued