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Shanghai in the time of plague

Thinking about writing this post I couldn’t get out from my head a picture-meme of Kermit the Frog. It’s like this. In the first picture Kermit is laughing jeeringly, caption says: Europe two weeks ago. In the second picture Kermit biting his lips, not laughing anymore and the caption says: Europe now. So what can I say. Nobody in Europe […]

Collectivity strong in the nation

Especially when we talk about countryside and when there’s need for a whole village manpower to unite in one cause. I was lucky enough to witness such event in one of Yunnan Bai minority villages last year. Having hidden from rain, I noticed gathering of people at one of the courtyards. At closer glimpse I realised that villagers were striving […]