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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Between the Tracks; Ancient Pukou

6am:a corner of Pukou, chickens scratch the ground between the railway tracks; sunrise. A prevalence of old faces, those...
Stone City

Scandalous Tales Behind Nanjing’s 70 Ancient Names

Nanjing comes tops for a number of things at a global level; longest city wall and oldest wooden Buddhist temple being just...

Music for the Masses; A Sense of Magnificence

2019 is a big year for anniversaries in China, not least the birth of the Chinese nation itself 70 years ago. Completely...
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Belts, Roads & Botanical Threats to Biodiversity

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) aims to bring infrastructure investment, leading to massive increases in trade, to regions along the former...

Oldest this, Oldest that, Oldest Flower; Nanjinganthus

"This shouldn’t be here. … This species has been extinct since the Cretaceous period", Paleobotanist, Ellie, in the movie “Jurassic Park” notes...

Their Home Expatria; Third Culture Kids & their Global Impact

To be born and raised in the same town, attend the same school and continue on to a local university is fast...
#RichKidofChina

Human on the Inside; Phoenix Man #RichKidofChina

As the rough equivalent of the Gatsbies of the West, the Chinese term, “Phoenix Man”, usually refers to Chinese men who were...
Sino Gatsby

Sino Gatsby; Disposable Culture’s Flickering Green Light

Fitzgerald’s enigmatic anti-hero in “The Great Gatsby” has seen a resurgence in popularity at the dawn of the 21st Century as a...
Former British Embassy

Nanjing’s Former Embassies; Reliving Republican Glamour

It is so hard to imagine China’s flapping days of luxury; Nanjing’s pockets of glitz and glamour, before it all took...
Nanjing Flight Simulator

Flight Attendants; Purses to Automatic & Shop Check

A Chinese-UK couple, who met in university, have succeeded in their dream of building a Boeing 737 flight simulator here in Nanjing. Now they...
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