Category Archives: Museums

Tian Yi Mu 田义墓 – the Eunuchs’ graveyard

Before I begin – I should warn you that there are pictures and information in this blog post that some may find disturbing/distasteful –  I know gentlemen who have become very squeamish contemplating this topic! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ For thousands of years, … Continue reading

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Grabbing the future

Tomorrow is my younger grandson’s 1st birthday, a time for fun and rejoicing at having this special little chap in our family.  Alas, because we live in China and he lives in India, we will not be with him on … Continue reading

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Expedition to the Watermelon Museum

Beijing, being the capital city of China, has no shortage of museums from the sublime to the unusual, and some which seem downright weird. A fortnight ago I persuaded a friend to come with me to visit a fairly new … Continue reading

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