Top posts each year

I first started my blog in 2011, and it started to take off in 2013. Here is a quick look at which posts were most popular each year. (For more recent – and all time – favourites, see the Popular Posts page.)

Popular posts in 2015

  1. An international wedding in Massachusetts – December 2015
  2. China’s One Child Policy – some background – October 2015
  3. Used to – March 2015
  4. Accepting the repatriation blues – April 2015
  5. Saying “I love you” in Chinese – May 2015
  6. Re-entry: my first four months – May 2015
  7. Reflections of China – May 2015
  8. A whole lot of shi – September 2015
  9. Life by numbers in Chinese – February 2015
  10. China’s One Child Policy – enforcing the rules – November 2015

Popular posts in 2014

  1. Chinese food – foreigner favourites – July 2014
  2. My life is over: mourning what was – December 2014
  3. THIS is why I don’t eat fruit. Or most vegetables – October 2014
  4. The consequences of smog – October 2014
  5. The End – August 2014
  6. It’s official – I’m leaving China – July 2014
  7. China’s migrants and the hukou system – May 2014
  8. Bad China Days and Good China Days – April 2014
  9. Conversing with Houseplants – April 2014
  10. Beginning the middle – September 2014

Popular posts in 2013

  1. The Yin and Yang of the Chinese calendar – February 2013
  2. Seatbelts in China – April 2013
  3. Saying “no” in Chinese – September 2013
  4. BIG, bittersweet news – October 2013
  5. Fun with bird flu – April 2013
  6. Chinese water torture – September 2013
  7. Bare branches and single celebrations – November 2011
  8. Working with TCKs – Good and Hard Things – October 2013
  9. Cambodian Interlude – August 2013
  10. Conversations in the car with Xiao Chen – June 2013

Popular posts in 2012

  1. I’ve had bad luck with domestic flights lately – December 2012
  2. Autumn in Beijing – a lovely kind of crazy – November 2012
  3. A week in the life of a youth worker in Beijing – January 2012
  4. October Holiday in Beijing – October 2012
  5. More Chinese conversations – May 2012

Popular posts in 2011

  1. Summer Travels – Dolphin Bay – June 2011
  2. Summer Travels – Buatong Waterfall – July 2011
  3. Summer Travels – Hanoi – July 2011
  4. Summer Travels – Overland from Thailand to Cambodia – June 2011
  5. Conversations in a Nail Salon – June 2011