lostnchina

…because not all of us have our Peking ducks in a row

Toilet Tales

When I first came to China, I had enough drugs in my suitcase to put a pharmacy to shame: Extra-strength Tylenol, Sudafed, Sinutab, calcium tablets, multi-vitamins, oregano oil, garlic pills, … Continue reading

March 11, 2012 · 29 Comments

Supremely Bizarre Products of All Time

Most people who are reading this blog about China might want to see weird and funny things – like pictures of misspelled street signs, strange foods, or bizarre cultural rituals. … Continue reading

November 4, 2011 · 17 Comments

Too Fat for China: Confessions of a Size 4 Chinese-Canadian in China

As I’ve said in a previous post, it’s a well-known fact and an utter phenomenon that Chinese women can eat twice their weight in food and never gain an ounce, … Continue reading

October 18, 2011 · 24 Comments

China’s Customer DISservice

This post has been combined with an original post entitled, “Where do I shop?  Is the customer ever right?” dated 2005 ******************************** ul·cer      Noun     /ˈəlsər/ 1. An open sore on … Continue reading

September 15, 2011 · 2 Comments