It’s that time of year: father’s day . Time to say thank you to our fathers or enjoy the day if we are fathers. I am not a father. Yet. (Please don’t email me if I am). As I am now. I’ve been fortunate in having three fathers. My first father, who had the joys…
Buddha’s Birthday is being celebrated in Hong Kong May 12, 2019 – with the following Monday a public holiday (yeah!). Before moving to Hong Kong this was not a holiday I had experienced. I have since learned it is celebrated all over East Asia – where Buddhism has a big footprint – go figure? The…
Christmas may be shopping craziness in North America, but Chinese New Year is a festival that lasts for 14 days – imagine the shopping that goes into that?
Chinese Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival as it is called in China, is based upon a fierce monster, fireworks, and the color red.
January 26 will see the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival as it is called in China.
I question my life, my career. Is there anyone that doesn’t? But not on Christmas Eve.
Happy Chinese National Day or Guoqingjie.
The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, the the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, was celebrated last week.
Okay, not May the first, but April 30th is pretty close. Is it possible to be a balcony-based photographer, never leaving my apartment? Hmmm, possibilities. click the above to see a larger image.
It’s nearly May 1st. In my part of the world that means it is International Labor Day. I wrote a post about this holiday a year ago. Take a look if you dare. Labor Day used to constitute a 5-day holiday in China, three days being official and two optional to encourage tourism. It was…