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Rooster Unites #Family from Two Continents: From #Asia to #Europe

The dumplings were wrapped by three ladies from two generations, my sister-in-law Shirley, my niece Anna and myself, then being boiled and pan-fried by my husband John in our house in Sutton Coldfield. It was Chinese New Year’s Eve and … Continue reading

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Goodbye Year of Monkey and Hello Year of Fire #Rooster #CNY

Do you know all the twelve animal signs of Chinese astrology? Do you know that the Year of Monkey is near its tail and the Rooster is crowing, ushering in a new dawn, fresh aspirations and great hopes for the … Continue reading

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#Taiwan to #England: Visiting the Home of #IndustrialRevolution #IronBridge

Once upon a time, nearly 240 years ago, the world’s first Arch Bridge fabricated in cast iron was built, in England’s Shropshire, upon River Severn. The village called Coalbrookdale got its Iron Bridge and has attracted millions of tourists ever … Continue reading

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My #Thanksgiving Tribute to My #Father in Heaven

Ten years ago, my dear father passed away in Chengdu, China, thousands of miles away from where I was, in another country on a different Continent. I did not get to say goodbye in person. All I had was a picture … Continue reading

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