You really can improve your writing task 1 performance by following these simple steps.
What's the very first thing you should do in the academic reading test? Read on for the answer!
A filled dough dumpling. Usually with a meat filling but I am a vegetarian so here we go! JIAOZI!
Steven Chow is about to become the latest (2013) actor starring in a version of the Chinese classic story, Journey to the West. It is, in fact, Steven Chow's second version of the story. The first was in A Chinese Odyssey (1995). Nor is Steven...
In a way analogous to wearing glasses, the stories we tell ourselves change the way we perceive the world. Some lenses can be helpful and bring the world into focus when we need it to be very clear, driving for instance. Some lenses, perhaps just...
Tang yaun are traditional glutinous rice dumplings that are served in a sweet soup during the Chinese Winter Solstice festival known as Dong Zhi. I used to eat them in Malaysia and the pandan leaves give a Malaysian flavour to the dish. Glutinous...
Short introduction to the Sutra of the Past Vows of Earth Store Bodhisattva
One of the most famous stories featuring the Chinese 8 Immortals.
The stories of the 8 Immortals are a favourite in Chinese literature and drama.
Earnest practice of Taiji allows insight to spill over into daily life. This application of Taiji in daily life can become the main reason for training, or a welcome side effect.
A summary of the traditional Chinese story, Madame White Snake and a preview of the forthcoming film starring Jet Li.
Many years ago, in the late 1970s, as a university student of Buddhist studies I was not very interested in 'Pure Land Buddhism'. In comparison with "real" Buddhism, by which I meant Theravada and Zen at the time, it seemed a flaky cop out. Such is...
An article about one of the great Tai Chi Chuan masters, Huang Xing Xian who taught all over Malaysia and Singapore and whose students teach worldwide.
This is a review and outline of an excellent television biography of Mark Knopfler.