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Mother Begs Son to Come Home for Chinese New Year

For families who live far apart, the New Year celebrations are usually preceded by much anticipation of warm reunions, hugs, laughter and too much good food. Regardless of our cultural background it can be either a pleasure to go home, an obligation or it can be a dreaded nightmare (as...

Grannies dancing in the park in Winter

Grannies Dancing in Beijing Parks

Four degrees below zero (-4C) on a wintery Sunday afternoon… Who would have thought it was suitable for a dance in the park? ¬†Elderly Chinese people have a wonderful tradition to meet up and exercise together outdoors in the city parks. Following a teacher, they dance elegantly, some times in...