Tag Archives: unwinding

The Two-Point-O

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Hello everyone! I bet you didn’t know about making books in Chinese: sometimes you get your own shirts! Isn’t that awesome? Anyway, I am very happy to present to you the new TLW 2.0 video: I called it “Back to Xinjiang” because it is about the way I walked in 2010 and 2012, from Ürümqi […]


pandas

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Met up with Teacher Xie in Sichuan today: We were going to look at pandas: They were awesome: Lazy as hell I might add: Later that day, Teacher Xie told me he had something to say to everyone out there: Tough dialect. But we always somehow manage to understand each other. 🙂


large numbers

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Hey everyone, it’s been an exciting few days: my TLW-video has been getting more and more views – and we’re up to 100.000 already! Feels good after all the work I put in, I can tell you that. For those of you who might be wondering what the hell I look like now, here’s a […]


The Longest Stop

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Hello everyone! I am more than happy to present to you the absolute final version of the TLW-video: This one is going to be my last post for now, and it’s my way of saying THANKS to all of you. I hope you liked it. So what’s the plan? Well, the bearded Chris is gone […]


family

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I decided to stay with my great-uncle for a while. Took a train there: (If you look closely, you can see the reflection of my new white shoes in the window.) When I arrived, I was greeted with open arms. I slept a lot and ate little. One day, my great-uncle gave me an old […]


stopover

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I stayed in Beijing for one night. My friend Julian took me in: He listened to what I had to say, and when I was done, he looked at me with a faint expression of bewilderment and wished me good luck. Then I got on my plane.


friends

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Uncle Shen and Zhu Hui (poor dogs and lucky dogs) were there. They both tried to cheer me up a little. Of course it didn’t really work, though. And then, when I had finally made up my mind, they took me to the airport and said good-bye: I was going to fly back to Beijing. […]