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October 31, 2015
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Group pic at the going away party

As the raucous chaos of student street slowly gave way to the quiet rustling of brooms and the occasional clanks and clinks of the garbage collectors, the crowd of foreign faces gathered at La Pisce Bar refused to give in and call it a night. There had been too many emotions running just below the surface all night, and too much beer flowing just above it. Too much to process, too much to consider – way too many highs and lows, even for this (mostly) hardened group of expats.
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Thoughts on Disliking the Locals
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FEX
May 5, 2012
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Thoughts on disliking the locals

Editor’s Note: ‘Perspectives‘ will be an ongoing series that is written by the members of our expat community. Each article will highlight in a unique way the highs, lows, and everything in between, of living in Fuzhou. Most importantly though,  it will chronicle the intensely personal experiences of those that we get to know so well, and then at some point in the future, inevitably, bid farewell to.

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East Meets West.. not in Fuzhou
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April 22, 2007
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by Benjamin Ross

So the other day I am supposed to meet a Chinese friend at Dong Jie Kou, the mega-intersection which forms Fuzhou’s main shopping district. It’s also the geographic center of the city. I arrive 5 minutes before the scheduled meeting time. A few minutes later my phone rings.

“I am in front of the KFC on the southwest corner of Dong Jie Kou.” (I have to specify “southwest corner” because there is another KFC on the northeast corner as well).“Ben, I am here. Where are you?”

“What do you mean?”

“The southwest corner of Dong Jie Kou.”

“I do not know which corner is the southwest corner.” (more…)

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