Some of the mad things that Chinese in HK sell, and presumably eat:
Dried dicks, anyone?
Or perhaps some tasty dessicated lizards. Yum-oh!
Chinese moms get crazy with their daughters' hair.
What planet do you think she's in contact with?
Chinese moms get crazy with their daughters' hair, continued:
Not quite a tiara, but I've seen those also...
like this one
And this one.
Ya gotta love the crown with the Mickey ears...
This defies explanation.
If you can tell me what animal parts these are, I'll send you a free ebook.
Not the stuff on the left. I know that's intestines. The material in the middle and on the right.
How about some nice snake gall in your skin cream?
Pre-work exercise is common at Chinese businesses
Here a group goes all-out playing tug-of-war, though drill team-like routines are the most common, followed by tai chi.
Someone posing as an adult watches a "pleasant goat" cartoon at my gym.
This insipid show is the most popular cartoon in China.
For international women's day...
...my employers kindly gave us some laundry detergent and toilet paper.
Navigating the cultural gulf...
...sometimes seems impossible. I recently learned that I have mortally offended some of the Chinese teachers at my school by, among other nefarious acts, referring to them as "women" rather than "girls" in a business meeting. Apparently calling a female a woman if she's young and unmarried implies she's had sex or is promiscuous. Whereas in the west, calling a female a girl in a business context would be considered offensive and disrespectful if not outright degrading.
Windows were wide open even in midwinter.