John Lombard

What’s really Ruining Society?

It seems immensely frustrating for older generations that young people sit together, but all play on their phones. Are…

A Quick Trip Down Memory Lane

Expectations can cause a lot of harm. If you think you know what you’re doing, you probably don’t. If…

Only The Idiots Can’t Succeed

How come it’s always the naysayers who have the loudest voice and feign profound knowledge when all they know…

Becoming A Dinosaur in China

There are a ton of those “You know you’ve been in China too long when…” lists out there. You…

Charity Begins at Home

Sometimes the Chinese do not seem particularly charitable, but the reasons behind it are a lot more complex than…

A Different Kind of Marriage

Life amongst the Mosuo people is not quite like anywhere else One of…

A Tale of Pigs and Poop

This month cluture teller gives us an expat story for the…

A Cultural Confusion Quiz

 The Culture Teller: This month culture teller gives us a quiz on some potentially culturally confusing moments…

Saving Face

This month Culture Teller lets us in on a technique that might make your business relationships run more smoothly…

A DISTURBANCE IN THE FORCE

THIS MONTH CULTURE TELLER TAKES A LOOK AT SOME OF THE MORE BIZARRE SPECIES WITHIN THE EXPAT COMMUNITY