>There’s an attraction at this university which brings all manners of spectators, and with them, pining for their kuai, all manners of merchants.
I was walking back from the gym when I came upon the sketch artists. I got calls in Chinese, gestures. One guy actually bothered to say hello.
I turned. He had a collection of sketches. Chinese celebrities. Kim Jung-Il.
And Osama Bin Laden.
I started to go.
“Hello!” he called again, this time pointing at the Bin Laden picture. “Bin Laden! Bin Laden!”
Somehow, this didn’t bring out the compulsive buyer in me.