Posts Tagged ‘Chinese History’

Tombsweeping in Hong Kong

April 26th, 2010
A Hall in the first tomb

There's about 1000 spaces on each side of this hall - can you smell the money? :) - probably not the smell of incense is quite potent My Grandmother and Grandfather - the picture was recently updated to include both of them. Some people gathered outside waiting for their turn to bow and make offerings to their ...

Garlic

November 16th, 2009
Garlic

Allium sativum, commonly known as garlic, is a species in the onion family Alliaceae. Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, and chive. Garlic has been used throughout recorded history for both culinary and medicinal purposes. It has a characteristic pungent, spicy flavor that mellows and sweetens considerably with cooking.[1] A bulb of garlic, ...

Tiananmen Square and Wikipedia

April 24th, 2009

Tiananmen Square 1989I began reading "Getting Rich First - Life in a Changing China" today in an attempt to stave off a bout of aggrevated depression which comes now and then with my daily stresses and I thought it would be a good idea to dive into the infamous Tiananmen Square incident of 1989. For ...