Identity crisis at Italian Centre Shanghai?

I don’t know what to make of the Italian Centre Shanghai that Pangzi has visited this fall. For the ticket money, you would’ve expected at least free pizza. But some eatery the Italian Centre Shanghai certainly isn’t. As a museum, it offers enough of a glimpse into the Italian lifestyle and people through its art, …

Continue reading

Megaweb of lies

“Daddy, why don’t you buy a Jaguar? That’s my favourite car,” asked Pangzi. “Well, money and I are not friends. Money tends to stay away from me,” I said, hoping the conversation would end right there. “But you can buy an old Jaguar. It won’t be expensive!” he reasoned. There was something fundamentally wrong about …

Continue reading