Category Shanghai, China


We are studying pop art, so thought an Andy Warhol exhibition might be interesting further education. High expectations Expectations reset Intrigued Wondering if there is any more variety …. No, there wasn’t – 102 pictures virtually the same     Choosing our favourite – here it is: So decided to go to the cinema! Fantastic […]

Ready for Inner Mongolia!

What is going on?

Clue number 1:  We saw that the (horrid & smelly) dumpling shop opposite our front door have been moving out all the furniture and kitchen equipment. Clue number 2: Last night Dad saw a large lorry delivering breeze blocks and tipping them out on the side of the road. Perhaps an extension to the great […]

Triple Chocolate Brownies

Today I had a school holiday because of the Dragon boat festival. Tomorrow there is a party at school for year 9, and I will be selling the best brownies in Shanghai to raise money for the Tanzania expedition (as I need to raise at least ¥3000) which I am hoping to go on next […]

Photography Competition – Results

Dear readers, As I posted a few days ago, I entered seven of my pictures into two different competitions. I am proud to say that two of my photos were nominated for the Young Eyes Photography Competition by UrbanFamily. So, I attended the awards ceremony today: Here I am standing next to my picture of […]

Photography Competition Submissions

Dear Readers, After collecting the results from the poll in my last blog post, I have narrowed down the photos I will enter to seven. Some were the top scorers in the poll, others were my personal favourites. Here are the final entrants for the competition, edited and cropped to look the best they can […]

Make Yourself At Home!

Anyone want a pre-take off manicure? Please share any other better pics you might have from your own experiences! From Thomas

Happy 13th Birthday

Photography Competition Shortlist

Dear Readers, At school there is an ongoing photography competition with the theme “Your Shanghai”. In an attempt to take a winning picture, I have been going around Shanghai taking a total of 100 photographs in hopes of taking at least one worthy of entering. As there is a limit to the number of entries […]

This country isn’t just carbon neutral — it’s carbon negative

Check out this amazing TED Talk: This country isn’t just carbon neutral — it’s carbon negative Sent from TED app for iOS