Category Archives: Food & Cuisine

#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

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Joyful July: Hot #Summer #BBQ and #BCU #Fiesta

Only a week into the month, we already have had the hottest days on record on the very first day of July, climbing up to 36 degrees, unfamiliar to many Brits but we embraced it. Quite by coincidence, Birmingham City … Continue reading

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#Picnic in the Park: #Spring Excursion in Sutton Park 春游伯明翰

Last Monday, during the first of the two Bank Holidays in May, I organised a picnic in the park, inviting all the visiting academics from Birmingham City University. It so happens that part of my job is to look after … Continue reading

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Life is Grand in #Chengdu (1): #Facebook Friendship and Fabulous #Food

‘Big sis, over here,’ I scanned the crowds at the Arrivals Hall at Chengdu Shuangliu Airport, trying to locate the caller. I knew that it was meant for me, but I wasn’t sure which face to link with that voice. … Continue reading

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