Daily Archives: 2006/04/02

Masked Ball

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One very strong cultural difference here is the way people wear masks when they are ill, to prevent other people catching the infection. Quite a nice sentiment I think, and practical. According to friends that were here during SARS, it was a deeply unpleasant time. […]

Pressure Points

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I had a nice walk in the spring sunshine today to Ximen. I saw rather an interesting shop sliding door which caught my eye. Initially, I thought it was for accupuncture, but it turns out it was for a fortune teller. Essentially, palm-reading … but […]