This ain’t no cage match, it’s how I live

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Houses and apartments have always fascinated me. In the place where I currently live, Guangzhou, the living arrangements are particularly interesting. This one is an older style, low-rise house made of brick. Seriously old school then, because most of the contemporary buildings are made of concrete and then have brick tiling put on over the top. Cladding if you like. But the interesting feature about this house (and photograph) is the caging that they have, which to say is comprehensive to say the least. Most houses and apartments have these ‘cagings’. Evidently to stop thieves though, since some of the apartments are on the 5th floors and higher, I think they’re be expecting a visit from Spiderman.

3 Responses

  1. Not an old English house? Looks it. Like the ones on Gulangyu Island. The caging, o.t.o.h. do all Chinese apartments have them, mine in The Fuz included! You’d think all Chinese were potential cat burglars from this fencing. At least I was on the ground floor of the apartment block so some deterrent factor perhaps.

    • Just an old house going by the brickwork.  The cage work in Guangzhiu at least is de rigoure, Even on the ground floor, too. I remember your diggs in the Fuzz,; great times.

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