Monthly Archives: January 2012

Author Dialogue 11: With Passionate, Thoughtful and Brave Shah Wali Fazli

Author Bio: Shah Wali Fazli was born in Kabul, and studied medicine at the University of Kabul. He left there after the Taliban took over the city. In the year 2000 he came to England, where he studied English and … Continue reading

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Dragon’s Feast: Sichuan Cuisine – Fiery Chongqing HotPot 重庆火锅

To continue the theme of celebrating Chinese New Year, today I’m giving my worldwide readers a very special treat. I’m taking you all the way to my hometown in China, Chongqing, one of the biggest cities situated in the Southwest … Continue reading

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Year of the Dragon Special: Celebrating Chinese New Year with Classical Pianist Di Xiao

A few years ago at an event hosted at the ICC by BBC presenters which gave awards to innovative companies and individuals in the West Midlands, I saw and heard Di Xiao playing piano for the first time. I was … Continue reading

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Supporting Authors One Read at a Time – January 2012

Today I am promoting the two authors who are featured in the first month of 2012 in our authors’s network magazine: Wonderful Read of the Month. Please check out their author bio below, then pop over to read their full … Continue reading

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