Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Marquis Yi of Zeng’s musical bells

Over Zhongqui Jie (Mid-autumn festival) AMM and I, together with some friends, took the high-speed train down to Wuhan, a city which straddles the mighty Yangtze River almost 700 km inland from Shanghai. Amongst other things, we wanted to see … Continue reading

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The Jade Rabbit and the Moon Goddess

Hey ho! time flies and once again the Zhongqiu Jie 中秋節 (Mid-Autumn Festival) is nearly upon us.  Later this week millions of Chinese will be on the move to visit family and friends during this three-day national holiday. Zhongqiu Jie … Continue reading

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Long time no blog

Its been a long three months. Back in early June I flew back to the UK to see family and friends and have some medical checks, but now I am back in Beijing and raring to go. One way and … Continue reading

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