Imperial Racing

June 1st. The beginning of the Great British summer is surely here, with the harbourside covered in people enjoying the rare appearance of the sun. Those boats - ah, of course, classic British rowers, surely? But why all the costumes? And why does that boat look like... a dragon? The last few days have marked China's … Continue reading Imperial Racing

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Have You Eaten?

Quiz shows and neat little trivia cards will like to tell you that the Chinese greet each other with '吃了吗?' or 'have you eaten?'. It seems neat, and the little explanation in smaller font will tell you that this is due to the importance of food in Chinese people's (and indeed everyone's) lives. Except, well - … Continue reading Have You Eaten?