Essays & Images on Cities, Travel and Contemporary Culture. A web journal of James A. Clapp, Ph.D., an UrbisMedia Ltd. Production

Carpe Diem: 2019.11.19 NO WONDER

Just in case anyone in the outside world is wondering—HEY! IS ANYONE FUCKING WONDERING?—just WHY the Hong Kong protestors began their dissent with their objection to the People’s Republic Read More

Carpe Diem: 2019.03.26 Say no toilet; see no toilet; smell no toilet

These three young Chinese girls have already mastered the trench squat that is the defacatory posture in much of the world.  Readers of these pages will recognize that, owing to my years escorting Read More