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Stories of #Swans: “Surgio” and His Clan

  Many years ago in China, I heard of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake for the first time and was mesmerised. Sometime later, I watched the beautifully performed ballet on the stage. The name of the performing troupe has long faded in … Continue reading

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#Chinese Astrology, #GoodDiet, #Health and How to Stay Fit

I am not superstitious, although I do enjoy checking out my star signs from time to time (ten years ago more than now), and I have read a little about Chinese astrology. According to a book about those born in … Continue reading

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Attending #GraduationCeremony of #NFTS at #London’s @BFI Southbank

On the last day of February, 2014, I boarded a southbound train to the British Capital. London was calling, again, and it was not for tourist reasons but something very special. Over quarter of a century studying, working and living … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Tao

This day in the depth of winter in 1986, in the city of Chongqing, a wee baby boy was born, at 3.4 kilos, the bundle of joy was healthy, mature and his first cry on this earth, louder than anyone … Continue reading

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