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Let's Go Fly A Kite: The Summer Palace

Long overdue, here are a couple of pictures of the semi-succesful kite flying at the Summer Palace. After a disgraceful and somewhat embarrassing failed attempt to fly and the top of the hill in the Palace grounds – the wind was really irregular, and we would get it up for just long enough to take a picture of it as the air went dead and it flopped – a goofy group member offered to run the kite around the courtyard for a photo opportunity. 44 more words

Let's Go Fly A Kite

Kite Mania

Last week many schools in town had kite contests, so we started to see little homemade kites flying all around town. At our school’s competition, there were some pretty impressive kites made by ambitious parents. 130 more words

Normal Life

Let's Go Fly A Kite: The Forbidden City

Once again, everyone stared at me when I brought out the kite, but I wanted to catch the roof tiles and blue sky of the Forbidden City with it if I could. 56 more words

Let's Go Fly A Kite

Let's Go Fly A Kite: Tiananmen Square

First time flying the kite! In the crowed, heavily guarded Tienamen Square it was not easy-peasy. There wasn’t really enough wind and I attracted a crowd of Chinese folks wondering what on earth I was doing. 38 more words

Let's Go Fly A Kite

let's go fly a kite!, why I love kites



You don’t need kites.  They’re completely useless as an object to get you from point A to point B.   They’re really impossible to play with indoors.  518 more words

let's go (and) fly a kite

Last weekend we were in Shropshire at a music festival (there’s a first for everything!) and on the Sunday there was a kite flying event.  I have never seen such a wonderful collection of kites, so I took a few quick snaps.  100 more words

Random Stuff

You may have noticed a new title up there at the top of our blog. Don’t stress, it’s still us, writing about the same stuff, just with a new name! 53 more words