Li Bai: The Sword
“Last year we were fighting out to the North beyond the Great Wall, and this year we’re fighting far out in the West on the Kashgar river. We’ve washed our blades in the streams of Parthia, and grazed our horses amid the snows of Tian Shan. But the beacon fires are always burning. The marching…Read more Li Bai: The Sword
An Ounce of Sense?
Tao Te Ching - Chapter 53 If I have just an ounce of sense, I follow the great Way, And fear only to stray from it. The great Way is very straight, But people prefer to deviate. When the palace is magnificent, The fields are filled with weeds, And the granaries are empty. Some have…Read more An Ounce of Sense?
Why is HS2 taking so long?
HS2 is being delayed yet again, and is also up for review... At this rate, we will be lucky to have it up and running before 2030. Yet in only a decade, China went from only 2 very short high speed railways, to an entire national railway network, spanning China in all directions. https://youtu.be/6RjBVe03sO4
10 Amazing World Class Engineering Projects in China.
https://youtu.be/bu1lchYoh7U Being a country with over a billion population, transport and utility systems would be in a massive scale like no other country ever experienced. These are China's mega-projects with world records. Video credit: https://www.youtube.com/c/Engineering8 Largest Power Station: Three Gorges Dam. That also automatically makes it the largest hydroelectric power station on the planet—with maximum…Read more 10 Amazing World Class Engineering Projects in China.
Pro-Government Rally in Hong Kong
People are holding a rally today in Hong Kong to show their support for the government and police, and to demonstrate against the violent activists who have been causing disruptions in recent weeks. 🕊️🇭🇰🇨🇳 Video: Reuters https://youtu.be/7op_pujov9Y