[Yes, the can says: “The carefully selected wine flower, big rice, malt brews.Taste pure and unadulterated, relaxed enjoy”. It also says “German classic technology” on the lip. Basically everything that is in English anywhere was translated with a first generation … Continue reading Jane Goodall
Wishing you a merry Christmas might be a bit passé already but that’s not what this is about. It’s about Mandarin and me not learning any. Of course coming here in the middle of nowhere in China to be Santa … Continue reading Merry Christmas! Thank you! Goodbye!
This question gets raised every now and then. Most people think the question is ridiculous. For completely opposite reasons. Of course the majority probably thinks that Santa can be black but surely white skin colour is more “real” or genuine. … Continue reading Can Santa Be Black?
It was my day off and I am awokened by some sounds of someone coming into my room. They did knock and I told them to come in. From my bed I see a worker coming in with a gun … Continue reading Woke up to a Gun in My Face
Some Chinese really find my beard disturbing. My beard is not really extremely long. It doesn’t even reach my nipples and it’s within normal limits regarding length considering the time I’ve let it grow. Though, it is a bit bushier … Continue reading I Wanna Be a Real Boy
[The street lamp looking thing is the Moon.] When I started here in early December there were very few visitors. Or that’s what it seemed like. Now, however, the visitors are arriving by the busload. Obviously Santa is a very … Continue reading Painfully Busy
I woke up in a (pseudo) fancy hotel suite. I was tired from the all the buzz and action last night. Not knowing what is going to happen and being constantly ready for everything is actually hard work. Also being … Continue reading 8 Dresses
On Monday I had my weekly day off. So I decided to sleep till lunch. It was goooood. I was only bothered by one phone call from my assistant around 9.00 but I decided to just ignore it. I knew … Continue reading The Tractatus Suite
When did you start planning your Christmas? Let’s say you are running a Santa Theme Park. You have about 200 people coming to attend a big Christmas event on the 25th of December. When would you start thinking about the … Continue reading Somebody Actually Asked for My Opinion
[The quality and depth of the blog posts is plummeting…] Continue reading I Wrote a Card Today for a Man Called Wang Dong