Author Archives: Casey

About Casey

Casey arrived in China almost by accident in the fall of 2009 to teach English. Since then, he has enjoyed a new-found respect and interest for its people, food, and culture. He returned to teach English this fall and will provide a layman's impressions of everyday life in China.

The Wheels on the Bus Go ‘Round and ‘Round Nanjing


The mission was for me to simply ride a bus through Nanjing.  That’s all.  I’d get on at one end of the route and ride it until I felt like coming back, taking notes of what a person thinks of … Continue reading

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Review of The Journey Through Nanjing


The Journey through Nanking, by Travis Lee, is the story of a young girl’s journey through Nanjing immediately after the Japanese invasion of Nanjing.  It begins with a short introduction from the eyes of her family and then breaks to … Continue reading

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China Has Conquered Nature


It’s no secret that I’m a man who loves to get outside.  I love to hear the breeze in the leaves overhead and let the sun beat the sweat out of me as I lose myself on a trail.  I … Continue reading

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