Archive for March, 2008

Susana Baca

Culture
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Dispatch #17 – Shanghai, In The News

Dispatches

Hip-Hop Grannies 61-year-old granny Yang Liu is making international headlines with her new hobby, hip-hop. Dancing hip-hop to be exact. This granny isn’t ready to retire to the Tai Chi parks yet. Read article Skye Comment: Pleeze! Lesbian Myths Exposed Myth No. One: There are no lesbians in Shanghai. This is slanderous hearsay. Brother-girls, we […]

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Dispatch #16 – Beijing, People’s Republic of China

Dispatches

Not In The News While watching television in my hotel room I kept noticing interruptions on the TV that at first I attributed to a weak cable connection or a spotty satellite transmission. As I watched repeated episodes of the BBC World News, I noticed that the interruptions seemed to occur with regularity during the […]

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Dispatch #15 – Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Dispatches

State Control This is more of a rant than a travel dispatch. I will most likely post my China dispatches upon my return to the states for fear of “hurting the feelings of the Chinese people” as government officials like to refer to expressions of free speech. Travelers beware censorship and surveillance is very REAL […]

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Upcoming – Shanghai, China

Dispatches

I am looking forward to a week of exploration and discovery in this new travel destination for me.  Stay tuned.

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TESTIFY!

Dispatches, En Français, Travelogues

J’adore Paris and how she makes me feel! Testify Sometimes you won’t understand why life is the way it is Things don’t always go the way you plan them But I believe god in time is anonymous and in through time god reveals all things You gotta be still, stand and lovin’ Pay attention I […]

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