Alohomora! Unlocking a Magical Family Trip to Universal Studios Orlando (and Magic Kingdom!) Part 1
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Alohomora! Unlocking a Magical Family Trip to Universal Studios Orlando (and Magic Kingdom!) Part 1

Phew, that’s a seriously long title! Here in snowy Syracuse, wintertime is normally a long, drawn-out, depressing, snowbound, gloomy 4 month event (although I’m writing this on a sunny, 60 degree day in February, so… yay global warming?). And because the winter sucks so much, it’s usually when I tend to dream about getting away into … Continue reading

Cantonese Proverbs in One Picture
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Cantonese Proverbs in One Picture

Originally posted on 廣府話小研究Cantonese Resources:
阿塗(Ah To), a graphic designer and part-time cartoonist who concerns about the survival of Cantonese in Canton and Hong Kong, has just published a comic called ” The Great Canton and Hong Kong Proverbs” on Hong Kong independent media “Passion Times“. The cartoon contains illustrations of 81 Cantonese proverbs. “The…

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Running into the Great (Fire)Wall of China

Many people who are vaguely familiar with Chinese politics realize that China is not a country known for its free speech and human rights. In fact, China actively suppresses any dissent and attempts to prevent dissemination of bad news, corruption, scandal etc thorough their government-run news stations (yeah no conflict of interest there…). So it … Continue reading