'Longing for the stars, longing for the moon' December 23rd 2011 盼星星盼月亮, Pan xīngxīng pan yuèliang
The above is a chinese proverb and my title is its translation. This proverb is said to be the inspiration for the Chinese flag, a symbol of state and people. The flag is a field of red and in the top left corner sits a large gold star representing saviour state and sitting pretty around the largest star are four smaller stars. The f ... read more
Asia » China » Shanghai 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
'We shall not cease from exploration...' T.S Elliot.
Brit aboard, laowai, waigouren, wanderer, teacher, student. Keeping this blog, to keep friends and family updated on my escapades and adventures and because 'a traveler without observation is a bird without wings' (Moslih Eddin Saadi).... full info