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The Circle is Unbroken - Friends of the Brothers Return to Brooklyn Bowl 10/25

We will never allow the circle to be broken. Very excited to be returning to the great Brooklyn Bowl with Friends of the Brothers on October 25.  Tickets are just $12 and presales are a big help. Click here. FOB features Peter Levin…

Off to shanghai...

It is a national holiday in china all of next week. October holiday, in honor of Thursday's Moon Festival. We are going to Shanghai this afternoon for five days. Will be at the Women's World cup finals Sunday night and the Special Olympics opening…

I need your support -- vote for me

China Daily and Lenovo are holding a contest to select several expat Olympics torch bearers. They will be chosen by open voting – sort of unique for China in that regards. I entered as a lark.Actually, I thought I was filling out an application…

RE: Bollinger

I have to admit that when I made my post about Bollinger I had little context. I really didn’t realize this had been such a big deal in the U.S, and received so much coverage. I had not read anything about the appearance, or how it was being…

Silvia in the house

Silvia Kleer came through for two days over the weekend, towards the end of an Asian business trip that took her to Tokyo, Hiroshima, Kyoto, Shanghai and Nanjing as well. I may be missing a few. She is a macher now. Always to great to have visitors…

Last column

I got almost no feedback via email or forum on this column, which really surprised me.THE EXPAT LIFEBy ALAN PAUL Expat Parents in China KeepAdopted Babies Close to HomeSeptember 14, 2007Virtually every flight I've ever been on from China to…

North Philly horsemen

This is a really interesting clip about inner city stables in Philly. There is very good video on wsj.com. Funny, no one's asked me to do one yet.

Courage

Read this when you have time.Columbia University President Lee Bollinger's introduction of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. It's really quite tremendous. Bollinger was the president of U-M and I'm proud of him. Ten years ago, we met him at the Daily 110th…

Becky story

A rare byline these days! Becky went to Nanjing over the last day or two -- what a blur -- to interview the Ford CEO. I think the link will work and it's a free page.

Woodie Alan website

I am still tweaking it and will move it over to www.woodielan.com, but here's what I've got so far.As I've said before, it feels good to sling it around on behalf o myself instead of a monosyllabic cretin.URL Is http://web.mac.com/alanpaul…