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Beatniks

In the 1950s, while most of Asia was shaking off the dust of imperialism and the Second World War; quietly rising from the ashes, the Surrealism movement in Europe hovered across the Atlantic to America’s shores. The early adopters were … Continue reading

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No Can Do! Long Time No See! – Of Lee and Pidgin (Part 2/2)

No two languages can be as etymologically apart than English and Chinese. The very first documented efforts to bridge this chasm was by the southern Chinese following trade with the western world in the 17th century; in their invention of Pidgin English. It … Continue reading

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Interlude

Before moving on the 3rd part of the the ‘Ghost Sitting on Your Chest’ series, I would like to take the time to expound upon the very reason this blog exists; that is my recently published book, Story of Lee. … Continue reading

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Triads/Highbinders

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The Qianlong E…

The Qianlong Emperor [pic] (25 September 1711 – 7 February 1799) was the sixth emperor of the Qing Dynasty, and reigned from 11 October 1735 to 8 February 1796. Traditionally included in the ‘Three Great Emperors of the Qing Dynasty’, … Continue reading

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