Happy 60th Birthday China! October 16th 2009 The Moslem Quarter
This is October 1st 2009, the 60th anniversary of the The People's Republic of China. So what better way to spend the day than watching the parade on TV and then go shopping. Who would have thought every one else would have the same idea?
There's not much to tell of the day other than we have the best time. Joel and Anna joined us too before they were to leave by train ... read more
Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
Time to update my profile. (12/1/12)
Life is one big adventure. I know someone of note has said something like this in the past. I am a convert to the Big Adventure.
I have spent my first 42 years in a conventional vacuum. What I considered was a normal conventional life was sucking the life out of me. It's 4 years ago now that I decided to leave the 'norm' and I suppose now I have become a bit of an ' itinerant '. Not a label that businesses, financial institutions and Government departments have in the permanent address field on paperwork.
I have explored a small percentage ... full info