I’ll let you look at the pictures and decide on you own. Presented without comment —- One tree, four years of work and an indescribable amount of talent: that’s what it took to create this incredible masterpiece. A famous Chinese wood carver chopped down a single tree and tirelessly worked on it for over four years to… Continue reading Acceptable Use for a Healthy Tree ?
This story is everywhere, and I mean everywhere. Crazy acupuncturist builds a mountain villa on his apartment complex and he neglects to tell anyone about it. It’s like something you’d see in a Bond movie. Crazy mad-man villain sitting atop his stronghold in a fortified mountain villa, all the while drinking a ’56 Dom Perignon… Continue reading Professor’s Illegal Mountain Atop Building in Beijing
Cheap granite is “downright embarrassing” to Dublin – An Taisce Hey, let’s face it, the world is going to hell-in-a-handbasket. When the city if Dublin, Ireland has to import paving granite from China to fix/repair/replace walkways in downtown Dublin it’s absolutely crazy. It’s crazy!!! Isn’t there any suitable granite in Ireland? All the way from… Continue reading Dublin imports “cheap” Chinese granite
“The word ‘ivory’ rang through the air, was whispered, was sighed. you would think they were praying to it. A taint of imbecile rapacity blew through it all, like a whiff from some corpse.” — Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness It’s bad for the elephants and every year the situation worsens for the African elephant.… Continue reading Elephant Extinction if Beijing does Not Ban Ivory Trade
I was absolutely riveted by this perspective for a memorial park for earthquake victims in China’s Northern city of Tangshan the park will be called Tangshan Earthquake Memorial Park. I can’t say it enough . . . this conceptual really strikes me as something very powerful and thought provoking. The architects for the project are… Continue reading Tangshan Earthquake Memorial Park