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Prayers for the dead or dying..or something of the sorts. But a prayer in general can be needed and welcome, according to some.

Canon SLR • 17-35mm • Fujichrome Astia 100 • Suzhou, CN • 2007

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China cracks down on 'New Citizens Movement'

Chinese legal scholar and activist Xu Zhiyong is in prison for “gathering a crowd to disturb public order.” A court in Beijing upheld that sentence… 160 more words


This day was so action packed and filled with memories, I have to start documenting it. We started out with a visit to the grounds of the Summer Palace. 344 more words


Visions of Beijing

Hello hello. We survived an 11 hour flight overseas. Gord had a short 15 hour birthday, before we crossed this International Dateline. He happily announced he is one year away from retiring. 117 more words


The bishop who stood up to China

Reuters has done a long report about Shanghai’s Bishop Thaddeus Ma Daqin, and it’s got some fantastic background about Ma himself, the controversy around his resignation from the Chinese Patriotic Association, and the broader history of Roman Catholics in China. 149 more words


Eat in Beijing

When in China, I  always worry about where and what to eat. Especially with rumours about gutter oil, fake eggs, fake meat and all the horrid stories and food mysteries, I will always try to minimise my stay in China as much as possible. 1,838 more words