I live in China, and I plan to stay. I speak Chinese.

 

I'm doing all kinds of stuff, and trying not to teach English. I'm living the New Chinese Dream.

 

I spend too much time online.

  • JoinedJanuary 2005
  • OccupationLinguist
  • HometownBrandon, Florida
  • Current cityShanghai
  • CountryChina
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The West is becoming less ignorant about China(though not fast enough), and John Pasden and those like him are a major reason why. As my friend, Liang Bing, said about John, "He's a good laowai." I echo that sentiment. The pictures here support Sinosplice and make readers around the world more familiar with a culture a… Read more

The West is becoming less ignorant about China(though not fast enough), and John Pasden and those like him are a major reason why. As my friend, Liang Bing, said about John, "He's a good laowai." I echo that sentiment. The pictures here support Sinosplice and make readers around the world more familiar with a culture and a country that has been closed for thousands of years, and that makes them valuable.

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November 7, 2005