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My programme, Chopsticks At Dawn, about chinoiserie clichés in music, is repeated tomorrow BBC Radio 4 Extra & iPlayer. It’s on four times: 6:30; 13:30; 20:30 and again the next morning at 06:30, so no excuses. First broadcast 2010 on … Continue reading
This is modern identity theft on a grand scale. All those east Asian girls in the West already rendered invisible being denied their greatest positive role model in the popular culture. Please sign the petition. Thank you.
Another movie from the China trip last month. The Great Wall of China at Mutianyu, an hour and a bit drive north of Beijing, which is not only less touristy but has the advantage of a chair lift so you … Continue reading
In China for the Bookworm Literary Festival and only a day left in this astonishing city of 30 million, so what to do? You can’t visit Beijing and not see the old quarter, the hutongs, Tiananmen Square and, of course, … Continue reading
I’m back! I saw pandas running. I saw pandas rollin’ and a tumblin’. I saw pandas sprawling with a filthy “come ‘n’ get me, boys ‘n’ gurls” look in their over-kohled eyes. I saw marzipan pandas and made short work … Continue reading