Tag Archives: Beijing

wheels and wheels and hot water in the end

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“Early in the morning, rising to the street.” Who could have known that rising to the street meant staying on it for the whole day? This is the concrete I’ve been massaging with my feet for hours and hours today. The best thing about this road: It’s almost completely straight! Check it out on the […]


quest for country

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I woke up with an aching back at 6 in the morning and decided it was too cold outside to leave my sleeping bag yet. Then my dad rang me up. Apparently my cellphone is kind of messed up these days – people have been trying to call, but I had no chance of knowing! […]


the first day

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The original plan was to get up “as early as possible”, and start walking right away, but reality saw me going out to have hot pot with Xiaohei 小黑 at about 1 am the day before. So I get up and I try out the scale: 97 kg. I never made it to the 100. […]


bald = bold?

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I got my head shaved today. 20 yuan and 20 minutes – and the fluff was history. Jay and Hernando shot the thing on HDV, so there might be something to show in a while, when the editing is done and things have gotten to a more mature stage (i.e. me having my hair grown […]


last tv supper

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There is Seinfeld on the tv, though on the box it’s called “Seimfeld”. Whatever. I got myself some chips, coke, chocolate candy bars and lots of little oranges. There is orange peel all over the floor somehow. There is also so much important stuff left to take care of, but what about all the hours […]


the polaroid

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It’s 00:29, with 2 days to go. I’m running about the place doing petty little things, trying to pull everything together, and all the while my stomach hurts. It knows we don’t have our stuff in order yet, we are not quite ready to go, there is so much left undone, but alas! we have […]


touchdown in Beijing

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Things are slowly coming together. I am in Beijing. The city is out there, waiting. We are both waiting. My equipment is almost complete. I am running around town, taking care of the last few things. One week until my birthday. I think I can start soon.