What Are Your Plans for Shopping Armageddon?

Thoughts on China’s grand celebration of consumerism

Andrew Johnston

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Courtesy of the author

I have never bought anything on Double Eleven, which probably speaks to my unaccountably austere life more than anything. When I need something, I buy it; I don’t buy it if I don’t need it. It’s a simple philosophy that most people don’t pick up until they’re about twice my age.

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Andrew Johnston

Writer of fiction, documentarian, currently stranded in Asia. Learn more at www.findthefabulist.com.