One week ago today we had the last day of our holiday in Europe. It was a fantastic day which we spent wondering around Hyde Park in London. Many of the trees had changed to rich warm autumn colours in the 6 or so weeks since we were there at the beginning of our holiday. I went mad and photographed everything. I could see so many paintings and I wanted to take them all home with me.
It was freezing cold too which gave me a chance to wear the coat that I had bought in France.
Surveying a period that saw the development of the computer, the invention of the automobile, and the creation of the airplane, these engineers voted the establishment of the electrical grid as the crowning achievement of the century. Which tells you something about the incredible accomplishment behind that flick of a switch so many of us take for granted. B
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 […]