Category: China

Writing Through a Crisis of Happiness

The following was originally published in the WCDR Wordweaver in the spring of 2014. WRITING THROUGH A CRISIS OF HAPPINESS It’s been ages since I’ve had a daily writing regime. I was fanatical about my sacred hour of writing before the rooster crowed. Then…

Shanghai Saturday!

We arrived back in Shanghai today. An absolutely full and exhausting day. It began with a tour of a tea plantation. We had green tea after a tea ceremony and enjoyed the beautiful hillsides where the tea grew… We also watched a man hand-drying…

Friday in China…

So much happening, it’s hard to keep track. Today, we toured a pearl factory. And then took a three hour bus ride to our current city. 8 million strong. We are staying in the heart of Hangzhou. Went for a cruise on beautiful West…

Wuxi, China…

Just a few picks of our Thursday in China… This Buddha was stunning. It stands 88 metres high. Inside the base is a beautiful shrine filled with thousands of foot high Buddhas, a museum with different Buddhist statues and a souvenir shop. Wuxi (pronounced…

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