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... found in Mongol-held Manchuria.
Manchuria during the Ming Dynasty
The Ming Dynasty took control of Liaoning in 1371, just three years after the expulsion of the Mongols from Beijing. During the reign of the Yongle Emperor in the early 15th century, efforts were made to expand Chinese control throughout entire Manchuria. Mighty river fleets were built in Jilin City, and sailed several times between 1409 and ca. 1432, commanded by the eunuch ...
... Fireworks are awesome, but there is something seriously wrong when it's a well-known fact that it's safer to light them with a cigarette rather than a lighter/match.
Here's a less exciting entry about the time I got sick and everyone had fun in Changsha without me. Better than it sounds? Who knows? There's only one way to know.
... let's eat let's eat!!!" until you stop what you're doing and walk over to the table. Regina explained this is because it's rude to start eating before the guest. I explained to her that I had well and truly started eating before him because half an hour earlier I was dealing with the same situation with his older brother anyway, it wasn't my fault if he didn't get to SEE it. (Seriously, I haven't felt anything approaching real hunger in over a month. I'm not allowed to ...
... trying to say something far more mundane xD
Yesterday Regina ate the last of MY dumplings when I wasn't around, leaving all the meat ones on the table. 'Enraged', I asked her Mum if I never spoke to her daughter again, would she still love me and keep feeding me? Mum gives it a lot of thought, and says, "if you break up, how will you come to China?"
"Um, by plane, right? Just like all the times I came BEFORE I knew your daughter!"
... back home, I am dreading the potential long-term effects of all this.
Speaking of drinking, last night being New Year's Eve saw me finish the actual bottle with the guy. Mr X thinks I might be some kind of 海量 (heavyweight) since he, like many others, can't really tell if I'm tipsy, drunk or just mucking around. This is because my face is naturally prone to turning bright red at all times, I'm ...