Monthly Archives: April 2007

About the original banner

The original banner of this page is part of the work by Zhang Zeduan, a famous folk artist of the Song Period. Here is some information about the art and its author from wiki: Along the River During Qingming Festival … Continue reading

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Kaifeng: A missing page from the dusts of history

It is extremely rare that the city of Kaifeng, the glamorous capital of the Song dynasty, has ever caught the attention from outsiders. Today, even many Chinese have no idea what achievements that dynasty and the city have accomplished. Part of this comes from its … Continue reading

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This one is my favorite

Among all the NBA and Houston Rockets cartoons that Li Quan has drawn, this one is my favorite. A quiet and polite T-Mac exploded when Yao Ming was knocked down on the floor by the nasty Seattle Supersonics’ Collison. Frame one: Hello everyone. I … Continue reading

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More of Houston Rockets cartoons

What a game yesterday between the Rockets and the Suns! Tracy McGrady nailed 39 points with this super cool spirit, and the entire game was so exciting! My favorite cartoon artist, Quan Li (http://blog.sina.com.cn/dazuiquan), drew a Matrix like McGrady. Never thought about it but then, … Continue reading

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The heaven of dreams: Jiu Zhai Gou

Part of the movie Hero was shot at Jiu Zhai Gou, a peaceful and beautiful place hidden in the valleys of Sichuan, and a short flight away from Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province.  I will visit this place in … Continue reading

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Someone has a talent for NBA cartoons

One of my favorite cartoon artists is Li Quan (http://blog.sina.com.cn/dazuiquan). His nick name is “Big Mouth Quan”. He draws a lot of cartoons about NBA games, with, of course, particular attention to Yao Ming and T-Mac’s Houston Rockets. He is pretty fast … Continue reading

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Miss the trip to Hawaii

My daily calendar has a picture of tropical fish. So I scanned it, cropped it and posted it. This picture makes me missing these days spent at Hawaii with Nick. Especially the snorkeling fun we had together at Hanauma Bay. … Continue reading

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