While visiting a Beijing city park recently, I saw this sign beside a marble staircase leading to a pagoda on top of a hill. For some reason, it made me chuckle! There’s something familiar about the phrasing, but it’s not quite right! Anyway, I liked it, because some days just feel like that!
Most of the time, ‘beautiful” is not a word commonly used to describe the city of Beijing, my adopted home. It’s overcrowded. The architecture is out of control– ranging from Stalinist to classical Chinese, and often to some variations of the two. The traffic is terrible, and the sky is normally varying shades of grey […]