We had a surprise snowstorm during Chinese New Years. Lin’an doesn’t usually get snow, or enough to build a snowman, but some artistic soul managed to sweep enough together to make this snowman. It’s not quite coal and a carrot, but they did a good job with what they had.
I passed by a friendly woman whose family I buy fruit from and stopped for a minute to chat. She was standing in front of a cooler she had dragged out from her store a little down a side street and she was selling cold watermelon cut up into containers
Okay, I click-baited you with that title. It wasn’t a lousy light show at all, it was quite spectacular but “…and all I got was this spectacular light show” isn’t how the t-shirt goes, so there you have it. So yeah, July 1st was the 100th anniversary of the founding