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Day 30 – Ed, my Austrian Counterpart

I’ve decided to try to liven up this trip by getting to know my tour-mates better. Today up to bat was Ed. He’s a 20 year old Australian in the 2nd year of his Commerce & Civil Engineering double degree. 979 more words

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China's Patriotic Red Tourism Makes a Comeback - Businessweek

Ear-splitting explosions go off and plumes of gray smoke drift over the arid Shaanxi countryside of northwestern China. Ragtag Communist soldiers in blue uniforms fire their rifles at an advancing Nationalist tank while villagers run for cover. 568 more words

China Alert

How Chairman Mao's Wife Ended-Up Hanged In A Prison Cell

In the cast of characters playing out the drama of 20th century China, perhaps no woman stands out as much as Jiang Qing (1914 – 1991).  962 more words


Cedar Fort Publishing announces "The Crystal Monkey" blog tour.

Patrick Nohrden and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce “The Crystal Monkey” blog tour, which will run from November 17-30, 2014.

If you’re interested in participating in this blog tour, please  83 more words

Award-winning Writer Wang Anyi in Berlin

On 25 july 2014 Wang Anyi (王安忆) will give a lecture on modern Chinese literature and will also read passages from her renowned book “The Song of Everlasting Sorrow”. 171 more words


In Custody along with Famous American Peking Opera Actor Playing Female Roles (Part 6)

Walter Sent to Labor Camp for Wanting to Go to the US to Visit His Mother

One day in February 1972, I met Walter on my way home. 767 more words

In Custody along with Famous American Peking Opera Actor Playing Female Roles (Part 5)

The Mystery of Walter Looking Young When He Was 47
One day, my wife was preparing our supper in the kitchen on the ground floor. She heard my voice when Walter and I entered our lane, walked out and saw Walter. 796 more words