Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Memories of Celebrating #ChineseNewYear Through Time 辞旧迎新喜迎猴年

Every year at this time, I feel the excitement and cheer in the air, cool though the weather may be. No matter where you are, if you are born Chinese, or your ancestors are Chinese, you will be celebrating the … Continue reading

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Becoming an #Interpreter in the UK, Land of Hope

It was a long story: how Dr Pearl Church, formerly known as Zhenzhu Zhang – her proper Chinese name prior to her marriage to Andrew Church – became a professional interpreter. How did it all begin? If her career could … Continue reading

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#Birmingham, My Home, My Pride and Joy

Moving to Birmingham was not planned. It just happened. Before Birmingham, I lived in various places, West coast of Scotland in the shape of Glasgow, Leeds in West Yorkshire and Sheffield in South Yorkshire, and Stockport, in Greater Manchester. The … Continue reading

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#Øresund Bridge between Denmark and Sweden, Turning Torso and Sunset in #Malmö

“We can go to Malmö when we visit Copenhagen,” John said to me, as he went online to book our flight. “It’s linked by a bridge and only 30 minutes by train.” “Great!” I was delighted and my voice raised … Continue reading

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