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Today I got to thinking about how music, place and memory are so closely intertwined, and how our memories of places are often triggered by a song that we happened to be listening to at the time. Throughout my two-ish … Continue reading
Tagged Adele, Bionic, Boy George, Christina Aguilera, 王菲, Faye Wong, Flower of the Mountain, Kate Bush, Lady Gaga, Legend, Little Dreamer, London, Mark Ronson, Marry the Night, Music and Memory, Music and Place, New York, Personal Soundtracks, Provincetown, Rihanna, Somebody To Love Me, Someone Like You, Suzhou, We Found Love, 传奇
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This is the second part of my Best of 2011 – a dash at break-neck speed through New York, Boston, Provincetown, London, Berlin, Singapore, Shanghai, Suzhou…. in search of some deeper purpose to life. My journey ended at an ancient … Continue reading
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The second part of my 2-part post, and the 4th in the Art & the City series, takes me back to Suzhou, China – known traditionally throughout Chinese history as the city of culture and the literati. The Suzhou Museum … Continue reading
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As the saying goes:上有天堂，下有苏杭 – Suzhou and Hangzhou are Heaven on Earth. I had been wanting to visit Suzhou for years, after my first attempt to do so 5 years ago was scuppered by a very bad cold. Hangzhou had lived … Continue reading
Tagged China, Cities, 碧螺春, 苏州, 苏州博物馆, 藕园, Heaven on Earth, Pingjiang St, Suzhou, Travel, Water, 梦游