But I'm mighty proud of this one, about eating my way through Taipei with one Wu'er Kaixi.
Food connects us with places and taps into memory, but it can also function the opposite way. Most of us living in self-imposed exile can counter that with a plane ride.
Anyways, thanks to Kaixi for many interesting evenings in Taipei, and for all of you who click the link and read it.
The most important line in the entire piece, IMO, is this: "one thing that does upset me is how desensitized the world is to the absurdities of China's domestic policy. There are things you should get used to, and there are things one should never accept."
If what happened in Tiananmen, and the political fallout that continues because of it today in China - with increasing internet restrictions, political and ethnic crackdowns, and a generally defensive stance by the CCCP - seems exaggerated, it's not. It's very real, it's not immutable and it changes so many people's lives. Occasionally, it deserves our attention.