The remnants of a typhoon piddled on Qingdao last night, whetting the thirsts of the flowers, trees and citizens, tantalizingly dewy but nowhere near wet enough to slake the dry. So as the sere winds blow in off the Bao Hai Sea, the collective consciousness begins to fret and frayRead more
DeeDee – a 21st Century Chinese Girl
This is part of an exclusive, copyrighted series by British novelist Jonathan Chandler, “Low(down) on the (Shang)Hai.” For permission to publish elsewhere, contact the author at jonathan at jagchandler dot com. Since the Great Sage Confucious, Mencius and others, the Chinese maiden is supposed to be a demure, but immaculateRead more
Lowdown on Shanghai: Hot town, Summer’s in the city!
Jonathan Chandler is a British novelist currently residing in Shanghai China. This is the latest installment in his series, “Low on the Hai.” He can be reached at jonathan at jagchandler dot comRead more
Saturday night in small town, provincial China
Part of a series by British novelist Jonathan Chandler, entitled “Low on the Hai” (Lowdown on Shanghai).Read more