The Journey of Nostalgia(2)

Desolate, sad, dilapidated Ironclad and rusty Weeds growing Pebbles crunching Under the feet Railway tracks Mingling and intertwined Electrical lines Linked to poles Linearly and parallelly Covering distances Between star-crossed lovers Seeing each other Never really reaching each other Broken pieces Concrete and raw Canals and bridges Smothered with grime Flooding acrimoniously With sewage and … Continue reading The Journey of Nostalgia(2)

A weekend in Shanghai- Day 3

My day in Shanghai ended Sunday the first of July, and it started with lazing around in bed until around 10 because the day before was exhausting. I was sore all over. And I took the opportunity to be introspective and be grateful for the places I have explored, the food I have eaten and … Continue reading A weekend in Shanghai- Day 3

A weekend in Shanghai (Day 2 part 2)

This is the second day of my trip in Shanghai and If you wanna know about the marathon that I ran for Rotaract Shanghai's Run in Blue for Down Syndrome rehabilitation, check the part 1. If you haven't read about my experiences on my first day, go check it out here. After the run, I … Continue reading A weekend in Shanghai (Day 2 part 2)

A weekend in Shanghai (Day 2 part 1)

Run in Blue is an annual event organised by Rotaract clubs (Rotary for people between 18 and 30) in China, supporting a cause. As you may be aware, I am part of Rotaract, Club of Suzhou and I helped organise the event in Suzhou, and proceeds went to the Sunflower Autism Centre in Suzhou. The … Continue reading A weekend in Shanghai (Day 2 part 1)

A weekend in Shanghai (Day 1)

Last weekend, I went to Shanghai with my friend to visit the bund, Xin tian di (新天地), eat food, and have fun.... The primary reason for my visit however, was to participate in Run in Blue organised by Rotaract Shanghai to raise awareness about Down Syndrome. My friend and I took the train from Suzhou … Continue reading A weekend in Shanghai (Day 1)

Breakfast in China In many cultures and countries, breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day. In China, people start to line up for breakfast in front of local "breakfast tables/stalls" (as I call them) as early as 7 a.m until 9 a.m  before going to work or school. Images' source Breakfast in China differs … Continue reading Breakfast in China