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Trashy's World: Trashy in China, 4.0

… the I’m outta here edition. All packed. Ready to grab one last bite before the mini-bus picks us up at 2 pm. Then it’s the waiting game… 6:10 flight to Tranna and a 8:20 to YOW. Looking forward to going home and seeing C and the kids. ten days is a long time. I . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: Trashy in China, 4.0

Trashy's World: Trashy in China, 4.0

Some of my fave non-food-related pics since I started coming here in 2009. Part 1. Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario

Trashy's World: The sounds of Beijing…

… through a third floor office window… I’m writing this on the way back to the hotel after a good and productive day. The A/C hasn’t yet been switched on for the building – or any of the government buildings, we are told – so the windows were open all to provide at least some . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: The sounds of Beijing…

Trashy's World: Trashy in China 4.0

Day 7… forgot to take melatonin edition. Dammit! Up since 4 am so it’s gonna be a loooonnnnggg day… oh well… last full day of meetings and discussions. We have a half day (hopefully) tomorrow to wrap up and then leave on Thursday. Had the traditional banquet last night. It was a nice affair… not . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: Trashy in China 4.0

Trashy's World: Tiannemen

A short vid of the drive through Tiannemen Square Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario

Trashy's World: Trashy in China, 4.0

Some pics… I’ll post more later this weekend after some sight-seeing. Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario

Trashy's World: Trashy in China 4.0

Day 2 – sleep, or a lack thereof… The amazing thing about sleep pattern shifting is that you can achieve an almost altered state of reality without having to resort to pharmaceuticals! This is especially noticeable during the first couple of days of arriving in a drastically different time zone. Beijing, is 12 hours ahead . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: Trashy in China 4.0

Trashy's World: Trashy in China, 4.0

Day one. Well, that wasn’t so bad, really… yeah, it’s about 22 hours in travel mode door to door, but the flights were uneventful and I had a half-decent sleep last night. Melatonin rocks! After checking in and dropping our stuff off at our rooms, we stuck to what has become the usual pattern for . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: Trashy in China, 4.0

Trashy's World: One more time, with feeling!!!

And it’s back to the Middle Kingdom. True, the anticipation is not what it was the first time I traveled to China, but being that this is likely my last journey to those parts, there remains a noticeable sense of slight giddiness. In the meantime, I won’t have direct access to Facebook, Twitter and assorted . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: One more time, with feeling!!!

Trashy's World: A Trashy in Paris, deuxieme partie…

Dreams that Stephen Harper has… Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario

Trashy's World: Gettin’ outta Dodge…

… while the gettin’ is good… Trashy’s World will be going back to travel mode for the next week as I’m off to Paris later today. I’ll post pics and snippets when I get a chance to do so. Yeah, I’ll be missing the BUDGET FROM HELL!!! And that’s a good thing, in my books. . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: Gettin’ outta Dodge…