OK, you know we love to slag off Shanghai Daily articles even though we know it’s an essentially meaningless thing to do so. Old habits die hard. We just finished reading one about the planned Fisherman’s Wharf in Yangpu district, which we are told is
Unlike its namesake in San Fransico with sea views and sea lions, the local FW will be built on the banks of the Huangpu River in Yangpu District, according to the district officials.
OK, so no sea views and no sea lions, but what will it have?:
The outlook of its main buildings will resemble various kinds of fish to commemorate the city’s history. Shanghai was evolved from a small fishing village about 1,500 years ago.
Fish-shaped buildings? And a fishing museum? At least some Christians will be pleased. And they are going to be building ferries too—”pleasure ferries”, they’re called. Hmmm.
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