The Writer In Me . . .
The Emperor’s Guards
A mighty army stands
beneath pounds of rust-coloured dust
at the foot of the
majestic Mount Li.
Two thousand years without battle, 85 more words
1 month, 1 week ago
New archeological research has shed fresh light on China’s first emperor — creator of the world-famous terracotta army — and his quest for eternal life, state media reported. 282 more words
2 months, 3 weeks ago
BEIJING: New archeological research has shed fresh light on China’s first emperor – creator of the world-famous terracotta army – and his quest for eternal life, state media reported. 281 more words
2 months, 4 weeks ago
Stephen Jones: a blog
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
7 months, 1 week ago
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. 711 more words
7 months, 2 weeks ago
Wishing My Life Away
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
8 months, 1 week ago
I’ve just added a page (under “Themes” in Menu) on
Far away from the pop music and cutesy… 136 more words