I am doggie-sitting for the next three weeks. I decided not to leave Beijing for the holidays because life has been so fast and furious for the past eight months and I figured I needed to be at home, to totally relax, to not think about anything and hopefully do some writing.
Then a colleague needed a home for his pooch for the break and I volunteered with glee because this dog, Borges, is just delightful. He wakes me up at 7:30 in the morning and makes me take him for a walk. He makes me go for a walk in the afternoon and then again late at night. I wanted a routine to do my writing and a routine I have got! He is a shaggy, scruffy thing and has the most gorgeous nature.
Here he is: