May 4, 2022


It was only 5 weeks but felt like forever
March 8, 2022

Remarkable Chinese Women

" true stories of remarkable Chinese women for International Women's Day
November 3, 2021

Moving on

Short story about learning to move on from a traumatic event in the past during a visit to the Old Summer Palace.
January 12, 2021

The traffic incident

Last Wednesday 6th was the coldest day this century, luckily I didn’t need to go to out . Today is colder, the coldest day since 1966 and I have to go to work.
August 28, 2020

The Stars of Heaven

The legend of love that inspires Qixi festival, Chinese Valentines day, gets a modern retelling.
January 20, 2020

The Corona Virus diary;: 26/2 to 21/3 2020

An epidemic that brings down a government or mass hysteria over the flu?
April 20, 2019

Cheimatophobia – fear of winter

Winter is grim; bitterly cold and dry, bleak and unavoidable. It has to be endured or managed to survive it.
August 12, 2018

The Swim

A dip in the mountain waters should be the perfect ending to the dry dusty heat of a mid summer week.
February 14, 2018

Par 3 – A short story

A love story for Valentines day in three parts.
December 9, 2017

Where’s the smog?

The famous smog of Beijing is missing so far this winter. Are the clear blue skies due to the weather, or the decisive actions of the government?
October 15, 2017


A weekend diet of seafood leaves me shell shocked and a bit crabby
June 28, 2017

First signs of summer

Irrational fears and prejudice
January 28, 2017

Sense and Sentanceability

A fashion of the written word on clothing, in a foreign language. Who knows what it means?
August 2, 2010

Qi Qiao Jie

Poem for Chinese valentines day