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Day 10: Last Day in Beijing

We spent four days in Beijing, gaining a better insight on China’s capital. The changes taking place in China are perfectly illustrated on this shopping street near our hotel as Western brands blend with traditional shops and restaurants. 71 more words


4 docs & a fiction

“4 docs & a fiction” was the name of the screenings that I organised to raise money for the bakery that featured in my documentary. This was also a new venture for me and I was a nervous wreck at every stage of the process, I’m not sure why I haven’t gotten over that habit as yet. 147 more words

Hutongs Alleys: A Taste Of Old Beijing

The Hutongs population in Beijing is declining fast. The Nan Luo Gu Xiang is built in the late 13th century and boost one of the well maintained Hutongs around. 60 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Door

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme will be announced. 244 more words


Hútòngs, Cards, and Karen Carpenter

So I’ve been in China for three weeks. I actually wrote a fair amount at first, but upon my first attempt to post something I lost my very long first entry that contained all my bright eyed, bushy tailed first impressions. 864 more words

simply ready

Year 2009. “Red protects itself. No colour is as territorial. It stakes a claim. Is on the alert against the spectrum.” Derek Jarman