When the majority of climate stories making the headlines these days are all about dire scientific reports and devastating weather events, you could be forgiven for stocking up on survivalist kits and teaching yourself candle-making techniques. But what’s rarely in the news is perhaps the biggest story of all: we’ve come to a turning point on climate change.
As reported in the Sydney Morning Herald: The Baird government has been accused of ignoring the advice of its own agencies in allowing the expansion of underground coalmining into Sydney’s protected water catchment area. The below map illustrates the affected … Continue reading →
And here’s the English translation of what I tried to say today. I wrote this after I made the recording, which, except for “一个单词列表 － Yīgè dāncí lièbiǎo”, I ad-libbed the whole thing. Shocking eh!!! Room for improvement you say? Me too … I’m working on it Direct Link to mp3 file Hello everyone, today […]
Professor Lu Peng brought the audience through a University course for traditional Chinese landscape painting. It was most illuminating and inspiring. For quite a number of us in the audience, he tied up the subject matter and presented it in a neat and organised form. And certainly increased our ability to appreciate traditional Chinese landscapes […]