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It was another full on and fabulous day. We went to 新民晚报--Xin Min Evening head quarter. It is a newspaper with long history. People were busy doing editing and printing. It is a very big building. We had a Journalism writing workshop. It was held by Chief of Editor of the newspaper, Ms Fang Liu. She became interested in Journalism after winning a writing competition of this newspaper when she was 16 and started writing more essays for the paper. ...
... work on the computer.
Another big difference is the working speed. Everything is going via mail and everything has to be done within one day. I am getting used to it and I even like the speed but keeping up is difficult. If you are not there for a day or even a week you feel like you are much behind the timeline.
But most things are just about communications. Because the speed in reality is not so fast as things are done differently. In Europe most things are more ...
... the tour leader and not likely to be at this rate!
Shanghai is an absolutely super place and it would have been great to be able to spend more time there. So much so see, so many shops - my idea of heaven.
Thursday 14 March
Spent the night in Shanghai because we couldn't refuel until lunchtime today. Never seen as many ships coming and going but no sign of the 6000 pigs that have been found in the Yangtze ...
... is apparently so unusual to see people really dancing that the barwoman even started filming us on her phone.
The toilets in clubs are another Chinese specialty, no toilet seats, just a hole in the ground you squat over. Of course it is more hygienic but I don’t want to think what happens if someone who is slightly too intoxicated ventures to go for a squat… probably a cause for a few traumas.
On Monday there was (well we thought there ...
... lots of apartment buildings has several housing schemes to make accommodation in the new city affordable to the locals.
We completed the Blue tour without hopping off and changed back to the Red bus on the Bund when we got back to Puxi, took this to Peoples’ Square and then caught the Green bus tour through the French Concession. The streets and buildings here are typically European and again there are lots of designer brand shops, ...
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