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Beginning Dark Star Safari

Taking out books from my university’s library is one of my favourite academic related activities. This is because the book check out machine is self-service and when I use it I feel like Dr Who inside the Tardis, pushing buttons and generally just being a cool, time travelling bad ass (minus the time travel). 653 more words


Chinese charades

After an interesting and valuable two month internship in Shanghai, I decided to try to navigate my way around some of China for three weeks. Shanghai is very Westernised, and I was living in a comfort zone working for a company where almost everyone could speak English. 1,096 more words


The best part of The Great Wall

The Great Wall Mutianyu

Mutianyu is the least crowded area of the great wall. TheĀ 2.5 kilometer stretch of Wall allows you to walk for more than an hour as you explore 22 watchtowers and the valley on both sides of the Wall. 239 more words


The Great Wall (Mutianyu)

Set the alarm for 7.00am as going to take the public bus which will take 2.5hrs to get to the Great Wall. I wake up and the worst storm ever, thunder and lighting….straight back to sleep, bugger that! 632 more words

Reproductions of Six Antique Engravings of China

All six were drawn by T. Allorn. Each had a different engraver: F. F. Walker, S. Bradshaw, J. Sand, W. H. Capone, J. B. Allen, H. 77 more words


The Timeless Great Wall of China

Gray brick withers away under the beating sun and gentle wind. My feet trot on stone once guarded by the Chinese to keep the Mongols from invading. 313 more words