Nicole Rycroft Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/113 en Zen and the Gentle Art of Markets Campaigning http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/03/20/zen-and-gentle-art-markets-campaigning Move over Mao. The market economy has well and truly arrived in China and I have a kitsch Mao wristwatch to prove it. My past two days have been spent training 20 odd Chinese and Hong Kong...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/03/20/zen-and-gentle-art-markets-campaigning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/03/20/zen-and-gentle-art-markets-campaigning#comments Fri, 21 Mar 2008 07:00:00 +0000 Nicole Rycroft 1269 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Beijing Buzz: Olympics, Dumplings and Activism http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/03/12/beijing-buzz-olympics-dumplings-and-activism Beijing, Day 1--- With more than a thousand new cars and trucks on the road every day and construction cranes dominating the skyline, Beijing is a city with a smoky haze, even on its clear days. But...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/03/12/beijing-buzz-olympics-dumplings-and-activism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/03/12/beijing-buzz-olympics-dumplings-and-activism#comments Thu, 13 Mar 2008 07:00:00 +0000 Nicole Rycroft 1268 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com