Tag Archives: Ashley Rose

My Life In China: Being a Waiguoren

Waiguoren loosely translates to foreigner in Mandarin.  The children out in public just stop, point and yell “Waiguoren!” whenever they spotted us out and about.  In China, it is evident when you are an outsider.  Me, I’m black, Chinese people … Continue reading

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Still Me

“It’s been too long…”  It feels like it’s been a few years since I’ve been gone.  But ‘I’m still me.’  And now I’m back, and after Rashan’s World has exponentially been expanded, I’ve got brand new perspectives and opinions, and … Continue reading

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A Day At The Movies: The Karate Kid

I saw The Karate Kid last night. A film about Beijing, while living in Beijing.  And I saw it in a slightly unconventional way…at home.  This movie is still out in theaters, but we were able to get a copy … Continue reading

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Life In China: Fake it ‘Til We Make It (Part 1)

As many would assume, and somewhat rightfully so, China is the land of knock-offs.    So, anywho, Ashley Rose and I went to a really nice mall and saw a surprisingly huge bit of ripage.  It was basically a huge … Continue reading

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PROBABLYNOTMAESTRO

So, if you’re any sort of regular visitor to Rashan’s World, then by now you must know that I am a big fan of one Levi Maestro.  And even if you’ve never been here before, but have been around me … Continue reading

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Life In China: The Great Wall

Pretty touristy fare, but still amazing, I had to do a post on the Great Wall of China.  I don’t need to tell you any historical facts, as we all learned a bit about it in school, and if you … Continue reading

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You’re not singing anymore!!!

Yes world.  Or most of the world that is.  You’re not singing anymore. The other day when England and the US squared up and did battle in South Africa, it was their first meeting since Alan Shearer netted two to … Continue reading

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Blur-Itis

We all know what it’s like to not be seen in this world.  Or at least to feel unseen.  However, for John Doe, not being seen is a daily reality.  Well his face at least.  John has the world’s only … Continue reading

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MoMA

So, for the last day of my abbreviated Spring Break, I had the opportunity to travel by Greyhound motor-coach with my sister by my side, up the east coast a little ways to the greatest city in the world…The Big … Continue reading

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Ashley Rose Is Coming…..To Town!

Just so you know, the title of this post, “Ashley Rose is coming….to town!” should be sung to the tune of that Christmas classic, “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town.”  You hear it?  Anywho, that is not just a random … Continue reading

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