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Have you watched Sand Art before? Recently, a friend introduced this to me…

A few weeks back, an old friend visited me and introduced me to this beautiful art form called sand art.  To me, all I know is building sandcastles in the air and never can imagine one can do such a magical thing with just sand! He said it was first introduced to China during the […]

It’s been over six months and two vacations since…

As I write this post and reflect, it’s been over six months and two vacations since my last post… Well, certainly modern lifestyle is super busy and hectic for most of us what with the increasing popularity of social media like Facebook that ‘rob’ us of a lot of personal time, I would say 🙂 […]

Beijing/Tianjin 2011: From cold to cool…

Once again, I’m visiting Beijing — and taking a couple of days to visit Tianjin — again since my last visit in December last year in 2010. Ordinarily, just the thought of a temperature of 5 deg C is  downright scary to a person like me who spent several decades in Singapore with temperatures around […]