China has blocked Instagram due to certain sensitive events down south in a well-known semi-autonomous city. Instagram, my lone remaining lifeline to social networking with the West. The reason I got an iPhone. Is gone.
The Guardian ran a longish piece on the Beijing subway by Tania Branigan. Here are some facts: It is late summer and the carriages are crammed, but air conditioning keeps it cool, blowing wafts of recently applied deodorant across the crowd. Who in China, besides foreigners, wears deodorant? According to Boyfriend, one of his coworkers […]