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#MusicMonday: What a Wonderful World

It’s been a while since I last shared music which resonates with me, so here we go, on a cold Monday morning, what better ways to brighten up our day than a heartwarming song? I don’t know about you, but … Continue reading

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Beating #Winter Blues in #CanaryIslands: a Tropical #Spanish Delight (#Tenerife 1)

On Boxing Day 2014, it started snowing in Birmingham, England. Through the social media, especially the Chinese WeChat, I saw pictures shared by friends, some very excited about being able to build a snowman in their back garden, others less … Continue reading

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Where Were You 25 Years Ago? #RememberTian’anmenSquare

Every year on the 4th of June, I remember. I remember, back in 1989, ten months after I arrived in the UK, a pro-democracy movement in China raged on a land I held dear even though I was thousands of … Continue reading

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#Majorca: a Special #Birthday Treat on a Magical Spanish Island

The rays of the sun, the sound of the sea, the long stretch of green palms and white plane trees, the glimmer of the fabulous yachts, all formed a pretty picture of a tropical paradise on earth. I laid down … Continue reading

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