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- Year in Career: 2017 5 months ago This is a story about growing up. Coming of age. In 2018, I will have been a stenographer for 18 years – my career will be an adult. Whereas before it could only drink Stolis (that its dad had purchased) in the backyard, soon it will be able to legally walk into the pub and... Read More
- Year in Career: 2016 1 year ago Pictures and numbers. Not things we usually have to worry too much about as stenographers. In fact most of us got into the game precisely because we are rubbish at numbers, and we would be rubbish at pictures too if Instagram wasn’t there chivvying us along, ADMIT IT. Not enough HDR. 2016...
- Year in Career: 2015 2 years ago Why do reporters go international? Reasons include wanderlust, money, excitement, and a desire to be unknown in a new city ergo wear pyjamas to the supermarket without fear of ridicule. There are others but they are the main ones, in no particular order (OBVIOUSLY THE PYJAMAS IN THE SUPERMARKET ONE...
- Under the stairs 2 years ago In 1948, in a village about 60 miles on the China side of the Lowu border, a baby boy called Au Siu Lun was born. In 2015, in a village about 60 miles on the Hong Kong side of the Lowu border, 67-year-old Au Siu Lun picked me up in a taxi. He told me... Read More
- Ten Questions with Yi Jiang... 2 years ago This is the fourth in the allegedly weekly “Ten Questions with” series from my steno group on FB, but the first I’m posting on the blog, because the subject is in mainland China and may not be able to see his own interview if it’s just on Facebook. The interviewee today is 姜毅 (Yi...
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