Art Space, Space Art

I went for a walk while waiting for a friend yesterday and ended up walking up the aisles of art street in moganshan road. The scenery is so different from everyday Shanghai. So unique. It’s like a breeze of fresh air. I thought I’d share it with the other mamas  😀     Welcome to … Continued

Necessary Preparations

  Took these pictures in January 2010 of my neighbor’s fish hanging out to dry.  Every year in preparation for Chinese New Year, our neighbors hang out various meats to dry along with the daily laundry.       Welcome to the Shanghai My Eye! photoblog project. Each entry features one photo taken somewhere around … Continued

Year of the Rabbit 1

  2011 is the year of the Rabbit – People born in the year of the Rabbit (1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011) are gracious, good friend, kind, sensitive, soft-spoken, amiable, elegant, reserved, cautious, artistic, thorough, tender, self-assured, shy, astute, compassionate, lucky, flexible. Can be moody, detached, superficial, self-indulgent, opportunistic, stubborn.         Welcome … Continued

Year of the Rabbit 2

Stuffed bunnies and other colourful trinkets on offer at a shop in Taikang Lu.       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 … Continued

After’works

In a lane in the French Concession.   – contributed by Lisa Walz   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 a collection of … Continued

Many blessings

  These pictures were all taken at the Jing An Temple over the CNY holiday. There were many worshippers on hand visiting and praying during this beautiful day.  – Tina Gebhardt   Welcome to the Shanghai My Eye! photoblog project. Each entry features one photo taken somewhere around town that speaks in some way to … Continued

Shanghai Snowplow

I stumbled upon the twiggy-broomed snow removal brigade on my blizzardly walk this January morning. They were very hard at work and taking their job very seriously. I think my favorite part is the lady in heels toting the shovel. She obviously didn’t know how her day would unfold when she was making footwear decisions … Continued

Lantern Festival Traditions

  Chinese New Year officially ends with the Lantern Festival.  For the past 2 years our family has been going to the Jing’an Community Lantern Festival, thanks to one of the Shanghai Mamas who sends out an invitation to let us know when and where.  The residents in the community put on a show with … Continued