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Travel Theme: Doorway

Every week Ailsa of Where’s My Backpack offers a wonderful challenge for bloggers, a theme to challenge photographers.

If you’re ready to open some doors and would like to join in this week’s… 79 more words


Style: 31.1.15 Playing With Texture

Bomber jacket by Sachin + Babi, tee by Theory, maxi dress by Monrow, sandals by Trenery and sunglasses by Preen By Thornton Bregazzi.

A casual lunch at one of Melbourne’s best dumpling restaurants, Hutongs! 116 more words


Slice of Hutong Life

Simple as it is, I love hutong life. While I understand that the homes here aren’t all that comfy, I do see that modern conveniences have wiped out the community, replacing it with alienation all too often.



This cart of some sort of vegetables is left out to dry in the hutong (alleys). The photo’s rather shadowed and can be part of this week’s Challenge: Shadowed .


Winter at Xihai

I’d been meaning to revisit the charming little patch of Beijing that is Xihai, and finally did so yesterday. Strolling around there was a nice reminder that no-one does winter fun quite like Beijingers do!


Beijing Uber Post

So I’m back in Ireland and real life has resumed with a vengeance, between finding a job and home improvements and sorting tax and insurance and all that boring grown-up stuff this blog has been rather neglected. 2,666 more words


promenade à Beijing

Pékin, évoque beaucoup dans l’inconscient du voyageur : les concubines attendant nonchalamment leurs mandarins d’époux, les pousses-pousses tirant jusqu’à l’épuisement des clients arrogants et trop gras, les « 55 jours » et le coup de force des Boxers, un empereur devenu jardinier… 662 more words