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Monthly Archives: April 2012
With impending elections in both Malaysia and the United States, once again I’m reminded of the rigid dichotomy that is the source of contention in both nations. Do these sound familiar? Republican vs Democrats Liberals vs Conservatives BN vs PKR … Continue reading
Lam Qua was an interesting 19th century Chinese painter from Canton. He stood out from his peers for being a Western-styled specialist and was the first Chinese portrait painter to be exhibited in the West. His most famous body of … Continue reading
“…miners’ penis and testicles were cut off and toasted in a nearby saloon as a “trophy of the hunt….”
Massacre of the Chinese at Rock Springs, Wyoming”: From Harper’s Weekly: Harper’s Weekly, Vol. 29 Imagine you are a stray dog living in the harsh frontier town of Rock Springs, Wyoming. The year is 1885. Your mother died in childbirth; … Continue reading
“…The youngest was Little Peach Blossoms, the Old Master’s youngest daughter. She was three years younger than me, with sharp dimpled cheeks blessed with a perpetual smile and eyes that were most agreeable; the type that tears your heart if … Continue reading
Charles Bonnet syndrome is a medical condition which describes patients with visual loss that have complex visual hallucinations, They are mentally healthy people with varying degree of visual impairment, have vivid, complex recurrent visual hallucinations often described as complex patterns … Continue reading