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Learn to respect children

After living overseas for many years, my strongest feelings are towards the difference between the relationship, Western parents treat their children especially in...

Between the parent and child: a small umbrella of the revelation

Yesterday was a rainy day when I drove my son to his elementary school. It was raining rather heavily, so I walked with...

Please tell children: the essence of morality is thinking of others

  A mother wrote a letter to her daughter. There was a line which I really liked that read, "The first thing Mom...

The Year Of The Fire Rooster

Chinese New Year, which begins on 28 January 2017 and ends on 15 February 2018, will stand under the sign of the fire...

Talk of Roosters in the Year of the Rooster

Roosters that crow for the dawn of day play a vital role in Chinese literature. Dating far back to over 3,000 years ago, there...

Tibet’s Secret Hidden Kingdom Exposed

It was a forbidden place and thus, irresistible. And so they came, Westerners intent on exploring Tibet and its elusive capital Lhasa. Few survived...

Poem – Gulls Or Terns

Fingernail clippings ping off rock-grey cloud —Small white crescents flipping through the air –What birds these are is neither here nor there —Blasted...

Poem – Opening The Door

Tho’ now I realize the hinge was stiff,The door was heavy, and the constant riffOf “Baby Do Not Leave Me” sounded sourBecause you’d...

36 Characters [三十六个字]- with English Subtitles [英文字幕]

A useful video to show beginner Chinese learners how Chinese (photographical) characters originally came about. Enjoy.

The History Of Thanksgiving And How It All Started

Thanksgiving Day is the fourth Thursday of November each year. Americans attach great importance to this holiday. It was started when the Pilgrims...

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