Last night, I attended a small dinner party at Dali Courtyard to celebrate Mary Kay’s 5oth’s birthday. It was a pleasant evening with agreeable temperature – the heat claws of the summer has gone. Ten of us sat in the yard, ate, drank, talked and laughed. The food at the restaurant – only a stone’s… Continue reading Mary Kay’s birthday
Mamma Mia! – to be precise, 妈妈咪呀 – has been brought to China. The same Abba music but the lyrics are sung in Chinese. Last night, I took my girls to the 21st Century Theatre in Beijing to see the musical, the first of such blockbuster shows being performed in Chinese. It was staged by… Continue reading Mamma Mia
Today I took a few of visitors to newly renovated National Museum of China in Tiananmen. The museum, running 300-meter-long along the eastern side of the Square, used to house the Museum of Chinese Revolution and the National Museum of Chinese History. After a decade, it was finally opened this April. It’s free. Despite of the rain, the… Continue reading National Museum of China
Before I start properly to blog, I should offer a brief update. In early 2005, my two daughters – May and Kirsty and myself moved back to Beijing from London, following the new job of my ex-husband as a Beijing based correspondent for an US newspaper as I believed strongly that the children need both… Continue reading briefing
Every so often, people would ask me if I have a blog, I would mumble: “Well, sort of. I got a blog section in my website. But I hardly bother with it.” There are millions of bloggers in the world. Do I really have something different and interesting to say? Every so often, I would… Continue reading why blog?