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Saturday, May 25, 2019
My Smelly Memories; Nanjing Museum Exhibits the Persuasive Sense

My Smelly Memories; Nanjing Museum Exhibits the Persuasive Sense

The smell of an apple pie down on the street wafts through the air. Suddenly, the memory that your mum cooked in...
When a Sense Smells Like Teen Spirit

Losing Your Head; When a Sense Smells Like Teen Spirit

The five senses - sight, sound, taste, touch and smell were defined by Aristotle over 2000 years ago. But have you ever...
Seize the Day; aka the Magic of the Moment

Seize the Day; a.k.a. The Magic of the Moment

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is an absurd one. Voltaire. The mid-afternoon sun was a lemon...
China’s Reawakening Interest in Magic No Illusion

Abracadabra! China’s Reawakening Interest in Magic No Illusion

Up on the stage, the “fish” first played in the court and then all at once jumped into the pool, immediately turning...
Hell is Empty and All the Devils are Here

Hell is Empty and All the Devils are Here

Thunder roared as the rain had poured down on our heads. We dashed to our destination. The patter of rain hit the...

Internationalising Nanjing; Helping Hands for the Foreign Community

With no effort being spared this year at raising the international level of Nanjing, new non-profit organisations are popping up all over...

Sisters are Doin’ it for Themselves

Are you familiar with the Chinese term “yŏuhăo chéngshì”? Perhaps Sister Cities or Twin Towns? When two cities from different countries...
Gateways to the West; 40 Years of Nanjing-St. Louis Sisterhood

Gateways to the West; 40 Years of Nanjing-St. Louis Sisterhood

In 1978, China began her period of Reform and Opening Up (găigé kāifàng; 改革开放). One of the ways China opened up to...
English Proletarian Takes on 1970s Nanjing

English Proletarian Takes on 1970s Nanjing

“You must understand that if a Zhongguoren, a Chinese person, had done what you have done, he might be executed”.

Botanic Green Cures to China’s Pollution Woes

It started in the kitchen, as most good things do. The steam that made the lids dance on the pots and pans...
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