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Spiritual and marvellous mysteries

I recall with deep admiration the unsung scholar Yuan Quanyou 袁荃猷 (1920–2003).

While a student in Beijing she studied with her future husband, the great Ming scholar… 1,172 more words


More Chinese wordplay, and a poem

What’s in a name?

My Chinese name Zhong Sidi 钟思第 was given to me by the great Tang-music scholar Yin Falu 荫法鲁 (1915–2002) at my first supervision with him during my 1986 study-period at Beijing University. 703 more words


You Gotta Terra Cotta

The husband and I spent this last weekend up in the greater Seattle area.  Saturday evening we went to Chateau St. Michelle for our annual summer concert.   779 more words

Weekend Trips

Dissolving boundaries

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Folk and art music in China: qin and shawm music

Far away from the pop music and cutesy… 136 more words


brawit d | Genesis 4

a vhadm idy at-kvh awto; vthr vtld at-qin vtamr qniti aiw at-ihvh. 
b vtsf lldt at-akiv at-hbl; vihi-hbl ryh xan vqin hih ybd admh.  922 more words

Quintis Limited (ASX:QIN) - formerly TFS Corporation Limited - Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees

The saying goes, money doesn’t grow on trees..

  • Bogus sales channels.
  • Directors skimming cash through round robin scheme, which concurrently allows Quintis to artificially boost sales.
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By whom, when and why was Great Wall of China built?

I find several details on the official history of the Great Wall of China questionable. This has been bothering me for over a year since I claimed that Marco Polo did not go to China, he went to Cathay, a different kingdom. 1,309 more words