February 16, 2004
Foolish throws in an ancient town
Last weekend, we wanted to get out of Chengdu. Searching some forums, we decided to go to the nearby sleepy little town of Huanglongxi. One of the street vendors had set out this game. I tried but could not get even a single ring around the lovely toys, while the local kids laughed at my “foolish” throws. I plan to practice at home and return soon.
We were playing Wargames
When I was a kid (though some may argue that I still am), there used to be this empty plot at the corner of my block. Some legal trouble had caused
The golden lotus
I was browsing a book shop in Malaysia and look what I found. The Golden Lotus (Jin Ping Mei) describes amorous adventures of a wealthy merchant.