Hello, everybody. It’s the second time I am in Xiamen, the air’s clean, no wonder everybody likes to walk.
Just now, when Mr. Deng mentioned something about patriotism, two lines came in my mind, not from me though, from others. The first one is “patriotism is the last sanctuary for scumbags”, and the second one is “the real patriotism is to protect the country from any kinds of persecutions by the government”.
Today I’ve prepared for the speech, I brought a script, [...]Read more…
Nude boat trackers on Shennong Stream (神农溪) of Badong County are living fossils of the time-honored boat tracking culture in the Three Gorges. Once is renowned in 1990s, the activity fades out ever since the Reservoir Area of the Three Gorges (三峡库区) functioned. Voices of restoring the primitive ecological activity are making their present these years.
This is a slightly older post on Mop (from October 2009) but it has gotten over 20,000 comments (and a lot of support) and somehow it has reached the top of the charts again. It seems to reflect a lot of the mainstream sentiment of how to be a 爷们. I guess it would translate to something like “manly man,” or “real man,” but it should be interpreted in a Chinese context. Personally, I see it as a modern and [...]Read more…
Singles Day or One’s Day or Guang Gun Jie (Chinese: 光棍节 Pin Yin: guāng gùn jié; Wades: kuang kun chieh; literally: bare sticks holiday) is a Chinese pop culture holiday on November 11 for people who are still living the single life.
From Sina By: Zhu-Ran (姝然) 11/11/2009
Starting from this morning, I have been receiving the same text message from my friends: “The Single’s Day is here, little birds are in love, ants moved in together, flies are pregnant, mosquito [...]Read more…
From NetEase Blog by Zhang Yanbin (臧彦彬):
This morning heard the news of Michael Jackson’s death I felt sorrow and regret. This world lost a great musician.
Jackson is the representative of an era. He represented a prosperous era, this era is irreplaceable. I feel very lucky to be the one who first officially introduced Jackson’s music to people of China in 1994.