Archive | January 2014

Edward Snowden TV interview | Stupidity of German TV broadcasters

Edward SnowdenBack in my high school days I remember discussing the exponential function which is curved towards infinity. If you apply “stupidity” on the y-axis and “breathtaking journalism material” on the x-axis you will understand how German TV works. Read More…


Culture Shock China! So what are the differences?

Noise level in a restaurant

Noise level in a restaurant

I recently came across some brilliant illustrations by designer Yang Liu. She has been living in Germany since 1990. When she moved over to Germany she was just 12 years. Old enough to have grown up with Chinese culture and young enough to absorb a new culture. So what are the differences between a Western and Eastern culture?

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Tai Po – am I becoming a local?

Tai Po Market

It has been quiet on this blog. My apologies for that. Around six weeks ago, my wife and I left our little village next to the border of China and moved closer to Hong Kong. We’re now living in Tai Po in the New Territories.  Read More…