With Light and Dust: “1303” (Excerpt)

I. Apartment This is the 18th day I stay in 1303 I’ve already stayed in turn Room 4, 2, and 3 Room 4 is relatively small Might be the original second…


In the Time of Pandemic: Notes from China

January 2020 When I first heard about the current pandemic, I think I was resting in bed. You were browsing news on the laptop by the desk and told…


The Mainstreamer, Part 2

VI. I still had nearly a year left on my student visa, so I didn't need to worry about things for a while. Therefore, I start my second experiment of…


The Mainstreamer, Part 1

I. “You should integrate into mainstream British society ASAP!” My mum is far back in China, but at the moment, she’s on a video call with me. “This…