Public Service Murals in Suzhou

After spotting a series of public service mosaics around Shanghai’s old alleys, I’ve been keeping my eye out for similar posters on out-of-town trips. My latest trip to Suzhou had been fruitful. I spotted this row of lovely painted murals while strolling through a quiet lane parallel to the busy Shiquan Street (十全街), which emphasized […]

Summer of the Rat

On the list of urban nuisances, rats rank somewhere below high rents and above loud neighbours. This summer, though, they seem determined to make it to the top of the list. Rat attacks have sent three people to hospital in the past two months alone. In Happy Valley, rats were seen scurrying across a children’s […]

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