Posts From John Acton

Wild at Heart: Creatures of Dongguan in Their Habitats

How much do you know about the wildlife in Dongguan? There is a lot to see, you just have to explore to find it. Binoculars, comfortable shoes, location and patience

Make a Discovery with Muay Thai

In case you didn’t know, Dalang is not only known for the ancestral hall, but for dragon Muay Thai as well. Why not try something new? Get fit, make friends


The smell of drains doesn’t just waft through the air today. It pierces the air, penetrating like a cloak of rancid, twice-rotten flowers. If flowers can make for pleasantry then

Leaving Behind Rainbow Valley: Dongguan’s First Everest Survivor

A grueling journey not for the fainthearted, reaching the peak of Mount Everest certainly proves testing for those who attempt it. Dongguan’s first survivor reveals all. The rainbow valley lay

The World Cup 2018

Finally! THE 2018 WORLD CUP has dawned upon us. read more from our keen football expert about the teams competing, their status and what this year’s event has in store

Wheels on A Battery Fire

Since the outlawing of motorcycles, ebike usage has grown explosively. You might like the casual, wind in your hair feeling as you arrive at work sweat-free, but there are other

Spoken by A True Cyclist

No more gas stations, no more honking. It’s time to get out of the car and see Dongguan the way it was meant to be seen: on two wheels. Just

Are You Done Complaining Yet?

The more people whine about the way Chinese do things, the more I have to wonder if they’ve ever met anyone different than themselves. They’ve gone 5000 years without your