Category Archives: Culture

Symphony of Four #Seasons: Ode to #Spring from the East to West

2018 has been good to me, so far anyway. When I was a school girl in China, we had no computers, iPhones and whatever gadgets children these days are bombarded with. I don’t even remember having any Barbie dolls or … Continue reading

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China’s Southern Gem in Full Spring Splendour #Nanjing #南京之春

‘Which is your favourite Chinese city?’  It’s a question I have asked people, friends, family and travel buddies. It’s also a question directed at me once in a while. I may pause for a moment, just to go through in … Continue reading

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How Much #Choice Do We Have? #HigherEducation and Subject/University Picks for #ChineseStudents

It seems such a long time ago when I was faced with the choice of going to University and picking a subject. Four decades later, I am looking back, with a view to share with and hopefully to inspire a … Continue reading

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Traditional and Modern #ChineseNewYear Treats #年夜饭

A quick exchange with my friend Anna on Twitter reminded me that a food blog was due, especially when everyone of Chinese/East Asian origin, as well as many other nationalities are consuming loads and loads of good food in the … Continue reading

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#2018: Chinese Earth #Dog Sends Away Fire Rooster #春节快乐 #狗年幸运

Many of you are familiar with the twelve zodiac signs in a yearly cycle and there are a number of animals in the Western horoscope, beginning with the Ram, a.k.a Aries. In Chinese astrology, there are twelve animal signs, beginning … Continue reading

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