Category Archives: UK, USA & Europe

Watching a Solar #Eclipse in England’s #Birmingham

At 9.20 am on Friday, 20th of March 2015, armed with a boxful of biscuits, chocolates and sweets, I made my way from University House to Parkside, a couple of blocks away within Birmingham City University’s city centre campus. I … Continue reading

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My British and Chinese Mothers: Two Different Lives

            While browsing through posts by friends on social media, i.e. Facebook and Chinese equivalent WeChat, as I usually do first thing in the morning, one post caught my eye: 中国老人抱怨儿子儿媳不孝顺,英国老人说的一段话让所有人沉默了…. To roughly translate into … Continue reading

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The Amazing #Art of #Food and #Fruit

Many people know that there are three essential elements in Chinese cuisine, namely, vibrant colours, aromatic flavours and mouthwatering tastes. Yes, it does not have to be Chinese food that has these main characteristics – all gourmet food, French, Italian, … Continue reading

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#Music Monday: The Prayer and I Believe in You

Today is the fifth day of Year of Goat/Ram/Sheep, and many people all over the globe is still celebrating. Unfortunately for those living and working overseas, we do not have the luxury of two or three weeks’ winter holiday, like … Continue reading

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