Tag Archives: China & East Asia

#Picture Blog on a Picnic #Summer Fun in #SuttonPark 野餐皇家萨登公园图文并茂

Yes, it’s that time of the year again, when the Kirks’ annual picnic in Sutton Park was in full swing on a Saturday in June. Some of you probably remember that we enjoyed a fabulous outing in May last year, … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Reunion at ‘Ends of the Earth’ in #China’s #Sanya #天涯海角记忆

A couple of days ago, my 83-year old mum called me using Chinese Social Media- WeChat. She could see me but I could not see her during the video call. “Switch to the video call not audio,” I tried to … Continue reading

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Thank You, #University of #Helsinki #ChineseStudies

Five weeks from now, I will be travelling to Finland for the first time. Why? You will find out exactly why from Professor Julie Yu-wen Chen‘s recent post which I am reblogging below. I can’t wait to visit University of Helsinki, … Continue reading

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#BirminghamCityUniversity Celebrates #ChineseNewYear 伯明翰城市大学师生欢聚一堂庆新春

It was just an idea. Then it got hold of me and I got hold of my managers. Shall we organise a Chinese Culture Conference and Chinese New Year party to celebrate the Year of Monkey? I asked. Why not? … Continue reading

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