Each time I visit my family in Nanjing, I take my mother for an outing. This morning we went to Jiuhuashan 九华山 Park, a little hidden gem. The pagoda here houses the skull cap of renowned Tang Dynasty monk Xuanzang whose journey to India for the Buddhist manuscript inspired the novel The Journey to the… Continue reading Jiuhuashan

Kirsty’s graduation speech

My younger daughter Kirsty graduated from British School of Beijing. After the summer, she’ll start a new life in UK. At the graduation ceremony last week, Kirsty gave the best speech, which won the most applauds and the loudest laughter! how I am proud of her. see attached her speech and the pictures at the… Continue reading Kirsty’s graduation speech