Category Archives: China & East Asia

#Food Porn: Do You #Photograph Your Food?

About six years ago, I invited a few BCU students to our home and I made a number of mouth-watering dishes, as usual with a strong Sichuan flavour, hot and spicy. I remember a Malaysian Chinese student Susana who took … Continue reading

Posted in China & East Asia, Food & Cuisine, Social Media & Photography, UK, USA & Europe | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

#Age and #Beauty: Do Western Men Perceive Chinese Women Differently from their Chinese Counterparts?

Love is in the eyes of the beholder – do you believe this? A while ago, I shared a post on WeChat titled “Why the Majority of Chinese Wives Married to Foreigners Are Not Pretty?” If you read Chinese, read … Continue reading

Posted in Arts & Culture, China & East Asia, Social Media & Photography, UK, USA & Europe | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

From Land of Hope to the Land of #Tea and #Immigration: My #Quanzhou Experience 泉州记事

In the spring of 2011, during my trip to Chengdu to see my family and celebrate my birthday with my mum, I called up my brother Brad who was working in Xi’an. “I’m going to Fujian Province to do some … Continue reading

Posted in Arts & Culture, Book Reviews & Excerpts, China & East Asia, Politics & History, Reading & Writing, Social Media & Photography, Travel Logs, True Life Story | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Back on #SichuanUniversity campus: Memories of the Past, the Present and the Future

Once upon a time when I was in China, under The Same Moon, I was a conscientious student. It seemed another time, another life. As fate would have it, I studied English Literature and English Language for my first degree, … Continue reading

Posted in Arts & Culture, China & East Asia, Politics & History, Social Media & Photography, Travel Logs, True Life Story | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment