“Plants which bridge two seasons” is another name given in my mother tongue to wisteria, because they usually bloom when season turns from spring to summer… which usually falls around this time of the year in my homeland. My people seem to be very fond of wisteria, because they resemble traditional wear with sleeves… Continue reading Sending purple posy in a gale of laughter!
I have repeatedly mentioned my dislike for my people’s tendency towards ambiguity and uneasiness for the lack of clarity in accountability it entails. I do not think it is a bad thing to try to reflect as many opinions as possible when making decisions for the mass, but I strongly disapprove the way they resort… Continue reading Participating parties or pawns of politics?
We still have a couple of weeks to go before what we call the First Day of Summer on Chinese calendar, but we have already had four consecutive “summer days” (days on which temperature exceeds 25 °C or 77 °F during daytime) in my town! It was only a week ago that we had a… Continue reading It’s the thought that counts, really!
It was in the wee hours of April 16th one year ago that the second big earthquake hit the Southwest region of my homeland. It was even bigger than the first – experts now say this was the main shock and the first was a foreshock, but back then, we were all shocked more by… Continue reading Changes from within
I guess you can tell what a peaceful and safe country you live in by watching the evening news. In my homeland, today’s evening news began with coverage on suspected use of chemical weapon, then terror attack, followed by missile launch, and onto political turmoil… all happening far away from us. Our top domestic news?… Continue reading Filling the gaps