Posts Tagged ‘Tiananmen’

Figuring that I should probably do something with those 20GB of China videos lying around on my hard drive, I herewith present the first in a (likely) three part series of Lindsay’s and my travels through the People’s Republic. If it doesn’t automatically start in HD, click 360p in the bottom right and switch to 720.

Far be it for me to tell the good folks at Amazon how to do their job, but when I click “Group my items into as few shipments as possible”, it’s generally an indication that I don’t want them to murder FernGully: The Last Rainforest when one box would have sufficed. The best/worst part? Another box came just as I posted that picture. A friend on Facebook commented that Alf looks justifiably shocked and indignant in the photo (he’s quite the conservationist) and another wrote, “That’s actually quite impressive. My sympathies to your postman…pretty sure he hates you.” If it’s the same cunt who doesn’t ring the doorbell thus making me pay redelivery fees for parcels I could have taken, I have no regrets.

So, having acquired sufficient emotional distance from the events, I think I can now regale you with Lindsay’s and my travels through China without succumbing to the crippling sorrow of knowing there’s now an ocean between us. (more…)