Chinese New Year 2017 starts Saturday 28th January, “Year of the ROOSTER” – will YOU also celebrate it?

       Dragon                                                                            Lion            Well, according to the Chinese calendar, which consists of both Gregorian and lunar-solar calendar systems, Chinese New Year can begin (because the track of the new moon changes from year to year), anytime between late January and mid-February, can’t it? But this time it is today 28th January. The Chinese believe […]

“Great Britain” – NOT so ‘great’ NOT so ’britain’ is it?

Large areas of the World Map used to be coloured ‘pink’ to show that those countries ‘belonged’ to Britain. That means that we had sent out our ships & armed sailors and soldiers and conquered the local populations (slain or enslaved them into the bargain). Why did we do that? So we could steal all […]

Learn another Language? ‘Dream-On’, if you are British!

China Why is it that the British, particularly the English, can never learn the language of another country – even those of our close neighbours across the Chanel? Is it because, unlike other nations, our people are totally incompetent brain-wise when it comes to uttering different sounds? Is it because English brains are full up […]

Chinese New Year 2013 – Sunday 10th February – Year of the Snake

Have you missed it? Don’t worry Chinese New Year lasts for 15 days! The Chinese believe that the first king of China was the Yellow King – he became king in 2697 B.C., therefore by the Chinese Calendar, China will enter the 4710th year on February 10, 2013 The Chinese calendar has been in continuous […]