Ask a fish, a review

Ask a fish, a review

“Chinese mythology is filled with tales of fish-women, erotic enchantresses who can disguise their scales, perhaps for generations, in order to lure the human men they love. These archetypal creatures have been re-imagined by Dutch-Chinese author Julie O’Yang in her fascinating new book Butterfly: A Novel, and they exist in a world that incorporates the …

I’m a green dog

I’m a green dog

In 2008, the year of the Beijing Summer Olympic Games, I hosted a talkshow on Dutch National TV (VPRO). For the programme I travelled to Beijing where I interviewed five guests working in the media of the People’s Republic of China. Our conversations focus on media censorship and the fast changing landscape inside the System. Due to copyright restrictions, I’m not able …

Bella figura: she is trying to kill you. Some facts and amusing titles to take your boobs seriously. SERIOUSLY!

Bella figura: she is trying to kill you. Some facts and amusing titles to take your boobs seriously. SERIOUSLY!

Jiri Kylian’s tasteful: ——- Then, ”…Milk for girls is thin but abundant, while boy milk is fattier and scarcer—the theory being that girls then must stick closer to their mothers for frequent feedings, thus absorbing their social roles, while boys are easily sated and have time to play and explore.” >>> Read >>> >>>History of …

While you and I are busy looking away

While you and I are busy looking away

Today, on May 4th in 1919, the Chinese intelligentsia in Beiping (Beijing) called out “Mr. Science & Mr. Democracy”, marking the beginning of the “May 4 Movement”. A turning point that would have an everlasting impact on the future. The Land of Dragon set the first step towards a modern nation. One of prominent figures …

The fourth hole is a death hole…

The fourth hole is a death hole…

YOU READ, THEREFORE U-R! Read my monthly contribution to Young Chronicle (ref. Trishit Banerjee, founder & editor). Stories with a hole in it: Tales from Xanadu >>> 4. the yellow rose in the goblet >>>The fourth hole is a death hole. I feature the tablet-size reads on my website to better represent my vision and …

A woman in unwomanly rags | Free Kindle giveaway now extended for a few extra days due to audience’s interest!!!

A woman in unwomanly rags | Free Kindle giveaway now extended for a few extra days due to audience’s interest!!!

………..A young woman revisits her homenland. She meets her childhood lovers, a boy and a girl, who are now a married couple. Three worlds clash which used to be one… Read it on your eReader from 2-4 May FOR FREE!!! >>>>>>>Click on image below to enter amazon.com>>>>>>>  ///// *You don’t need to own a Kindle …