Why China?

When people ask me ‘why China?‘ I usually begin by telling them about my passion for the language. But how did that passion emerge is something I have not talked about. Thoughts and ideas are not conceived in a day. They gradually take shape. Our experiences, the things we encounter, the things we see and…

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Early Morning Reflections of a Rider

There is a sweet chirping sound of birds and a conspicuous shrill of black Cicadas on Paulownia trees, both harmoniously taking their turns. The wind is whistling in my ear as I ride my scooter through the silent streets with no beep beep beeps. Construction workers getting ready to start drilling and hammering. A couple,…

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