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January 2013 Blog Posts (59)

Hong Kong. Shatin. Shot on film camera Minolta Hi-Matic F.

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Added by Youli 尤里 on January 31, 2013 at 2:22pm — 4 Comments

Why am I so emotional?

I just had another argument with my director in a meeting with our project leads. Like always, the meeting started smoothly with pleasantries and apprehensive glances from the staff. On with the usual updates...then like the cue of the maestro in an orchestra...ding! I knew exactly the second it happened. He got caught in the details, started furrowing his brows and looked at the project proposal like it was the first time he saw it. The mindless confusion, questioning of schedules and…

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Added by Isabelle on January 31, 2013 at 1:30pm — 7 Comments

slowly

    i hope time taht can prove everything.  i can grow up. that everything calm down. walking hurryly i  am afraid can't breathe. i need have a break. we don't talk about it, are you ok? the world i don't know a lot of things. but i believe i will walk in it one day.

Added by CatherineLi on January 31, 2013 at 11:13am — 3 Comments

Tibet .. Tibet.. .. last Update..

   Tibet, i spent half month there, missing the blue sky , fresh air, leisure lifestyle... when came back.  and  It's the most beautiful landscade that i even seen, the buddhist and ethnic culture  are more heart-shocking.

 I don't believer my eyes  When i saw  some believers spent serval months to do pray on road from their living village  to Jokhang temple for their  next better life, their cloth is very dirty, very simple food and bad living…

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Added by Wangxiaoya on January 30, 2013 at 9:30pm — 9 Comments

Tibet.. Tibet.. The Potala palace and Norbulingka

    The Potala palace is Lhasa's most imposing architectural landmark and it just local inside of the city, in the northwestern corner of the city.   also no photo insides.

Security check before entrance, no liquid or food can be brought insides. Very interesting that ticket office is on top of Mountain. tickets need to buy 1 day before.…

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Added by Wangxiaoya on January 30, 2013 at 6:17pm — 3 Comments

Tibet..Tibet... D4-Jokhang temple

it' s super cold in the morning, colder than Lhsara, stronger wing; it’s very famous view of sun rising, too cold to go outside for me, we drive back to Lhasa at 8:30 am. Transit to Jokhang temple. 

  "Jakhang" means the temple of Jowo Sakyamuni".  which have around 1300 years' history, the Jakhang temple has been a holy place…

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Added by Wangxiaoya on January 30, 2013 at 4:47pm — No Comments

i Man Grew Up in a VW Beetle Too. Nothing Racist. #GetHappy

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Added by THiNKTaNK on January 30, 2013 at 3:03pm — No Comments

USA IRS Tax Workshop in Guangzhou

FYI, the US Consulate in Guangzhou is holding a US tax workshop.  Below is a copy of the notice.  You even get a 15 individual consultation. 

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INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE 2013 TAX WORKSHOP



March 1, 2013 1:30pm to 5:00pm



China…

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Added by GrandPa on January 30, 2013 at 1:36pm — 3 Comments

How To Be Secure Within: The Power of COOL

Real People. Slow Media. Social Media.…

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Added by THiNKTaNK on January 30, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

best wish each other

     Everythings feel easy sometimes,  and feel it is trouble sometimes.  It seems if you understand this things you will feel it is easy.  But you don't know it you will think worried.  I don't want to hurt someone who especially you.  But i must say there are problems each other.  In a word problem don't cause marriage become have no.  I don't know if you know that. But i know.  So i must stop it and we will find own happiness.  I hope when i tell you and can understand. We can best wish…

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Added by CatherineLi on January 30, 2013 at 12:06pm — 1 Comment

War Horse & Black Lightning

War Horse--A movie recommended by Jesus Wept. Many beautiful images there I have appreciated. Some miracles created by a single horse, for which I have almost made some tears.  Its spirit made me ashame of Zoombies.How could a horse be so "human", even more than a human being?

 

Black Lightning--Only a common thing reminds me of a sensitive phenomenon in Chinese society. Help…

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Added by Heather Cai on January 30, 2013 at 12:14am — 2 Comments

Kungfu trash-remix (Skrillex – Bangarang)

Link to the video: http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTA4MzI4NDM2.html

Added by Youli 尤里 on January 29, 2013 at 7:58pm — No Comments

Self-awareness

"I know myself and I know the depth of my selfishness.  I cannot be at ease (and to be at ease is my chief wish) if someone else is in pain.  Sometimes this is mistaken by the innocent for unselfishness, when all I am is sacrificing a small good (my immediate convenience) for the sake of a greater good - a peace of mind - when I need only think of myself."

Adapted from The Quiet American by Graham Greene.

This seems applicable to me, but I have become aware recently…

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Added by Mike46 on January 29, 2013 at 9:53am — 11 Comments

La Luna

Added by Snow Child on January 28, 2013 at 10:19pm — No Comments

生命就是一次修炼

生命就是一次修炼。从青涩 茫然 无知 到 自信 淡然 知性 优雅。

不再为世事情纷扰蒙蔽了眼睛而失去心的方向。做好我自己。

Added by Mavis Li on January 28, 2013 at 4:06pm — 2 Comments

"Last Quarter of the Moon": Evenki Odyssey Captured in Chinese Novel Set in the Greater Khingan Mountains

Independent Spirits



(The Last Quarter of the Moon, by Chi Zijian, translated by Bruce Humes)





Reviewed by Kelly Falconer



A Chinese tale of timeless nomadic lives threatened by politics and change





The Last Quarter of the Moon [额尔古纳河右岸] is the first novel from award-winning Chinese novelist Chi Zijian to be translated into English. It is…

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Added by Bruce Humes on January 26, 2013 at 8:51am — No Comments

《额尔古纳河右岸》的英文译者: “因为书里的故事感动了我”

伦敦出版商 Harvill Secker 一月 17 日推出了东北作家迟子建的第一本译成英文的小说,《Last Quarter of the Moon》。为了《中华读书报》,慷慨先生找到我,进行了有关我翻译这本小说的初衷的采访:



《读书报》:为什么使用现在这个英译书名,而不是原书名《额尔古纳河右岸》的直译?



徐穆实 [Bruce Humes]:首先要明白一个事实:书名一般由出版方来定,译者甚至原作家的想法只是建议罢了。要知道,外文版权是外国出版社拥有的,当然是他们说了算。



我的建议本来是直译:The Right Bank of the Argun。这书名不仅忠实原作,也方便引起西方读者的好奇心。因为用“右岸”表达河流的方位有点莫名其妙,西方读者习惯用东南西北来表达。就算西方读者 不知道这条河是几百年以来中俄边境的界线,单凭这种奇特的表达方式,也会引起他们的好奇心。



但英格兰的出版人被早些出版的《额尔古纳河右岸》意大利译文的书名 Ultimo quarto di luna 所吸引,就把它译成英文的The…

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Added by Bruce Humes on January 26, 2013 at 8:36am — No Comments

My terrible experience in <Single Bar> in Haichang street !

To All Single Chinese girls in Shenzhen,

   If you don't dress like a whore or make up heavily ,pls don't step into the bar "Single bar" in haichang street in shekou  as long as you don't wanna experience my terrible experience just now!

  Around 23:00, I was walking in Haichang street and saw the single bar. Because I am single, this name is kind of interest to me. So I went into it. The hostess is a woman and Chinese, I kinda hoped some nice and warm experience to to know…

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Added by Rita.Rao on January 26, 2013 at 12:00am — 9 Comments

going fade out with my passion?

 

going fade out with my passion!

 

once in a month I was used to go on a farming , in there I enjoyed babeque , eating ,drinking,

sing and drum on the rock, but no moe nowadays.

 

once in a week I used to ride  the hrley bike on the street and hiway, but now displyed it in my…

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Added by tianyeccp 天野 on January 25, 2013 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Continual Becoming: Love & Reach Higher. Work Smarter.

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Added by THiNKTaNK on January 25, 2013 at 2:38pm — No Comments

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