Anonymity in modern urban life

I grew up in Germany, in a country which is littered with apartment blocks. Big cities, like Hamburg, where I grew up always had apartment blocks. Only the smaller towns and villages, had more single or dual occupancy dwellings or small multi-family blocks of units. I also remember that in the 1960’s and 70’s theContinue reading “Anonymity in modern urban life”

Dissappearing China

For better or worse. China is changing. Becomes more modern. Concrete and glass. Obviously improvements. Bicycles are being replaced by cars or motorbikes. More hygienic and neat. More convenient for the people. But also better? Clean transport replaced by noisy and polluting one? Social structures replaced by the anonymity of modern apartment living? Traditional wayContinue reading “Dissappearing China”