Christmas Eve Clubbin’

I realize that sort of post title might give the impression that I'm some sort of sophisticated lady-about-town, but I meant a different sort of clubbing. 12 years ago, when I was first in Chengdu, Christmas wasn't much of a deal, understandably enough. Nonetheless, I'd heard of a Christmas Eve "tradition" happening in the center of … Continue reading Christmas Eve Clubbin’

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Traces of Chinese Medicine in Modern China

Living in China as a Chinese medicine practitioner trained elsewhere gives me a special outlook. In my daily life, I find that I’m often looking out for glimpses of traditional medicine. And these glimpses tell a funny story! Modern China has become incredibly modernized, at an incredible pace. In a few short years, the majority of … Continue reading Traces of Chinese Medicine in Modern China