Tagged: elderly

Granny knitting by Drum Tower

Parent Visitors for Hire

Following the publication last Autumn of a new version of the “Paradigm of filial piety” a new Chinese government law came into effect on July 1st. This law which “firmly encourages” children to visit their parents once a year has given chinese entrepreneurs a new opportunity for business. It did...

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...