Category Archives: Music & Poetry

#Music Monday: #AmazingGrace & #Mama by #IlDivo to #ThankYou

Last Thursday on WeChat, my Brother Brad’s update suddenly caught my eye and my breath: It went something like this in Chinese: Mother fell ill all of a sudden, I’m rushing to Chengdu to keep her company. At the famous … Continue reading

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#GranCanaria: Sheer Indulgence of Senses and Stunning Sunsets

The colours are striking, blue sky, reflected in a equally blue pool; the sun rays, like shining crystals, sparkled and twinkled, like bright little stars. Trees of various shades of green, tropical flowers of red, pink, orange, white and any … Continue reading

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#MusicMonday: Jasmine Flower, a Most Popular Classical Chinese Song #茉莉花

It has been a while since I shared music on my site, and to celebrate the last Bank Holiday in the British summer, I have a treat for you today. Jasmine Flower is arguably the most popular Chinese folk song. … Continue reading

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#Chinese #Dance: A Charming Combination of Beauty, Colour, Culture, Grace and Incredible Skills

Last Saturday evening, just as I was finishing off a simple Sichuan Style dinner, with the usual rice, sweet potatoes and spicy chicken, I received a surprise phone call from Monita Hung, a friend and colleague whom I met during … Continue reading

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