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October 1st “October and the trees are stripped bare, Of all they wear, What do I care?” Strange lyrics, they come from a ‘hidden track’, or so I’m told, from the band U2 and the album October. It is October of course, the trees aren’t stripped bare of all
Unclebob 01.11.2019 0 42

September 1st “What shall I write? What can I say? How can I tell you how much I miss you? The weather here has been as nice as it can be, Although it doesn't really matter much to me For all the fun I'll have while you're so far away, It might as well rai
Unclebob 01.10.2019 0 100

August 1st We’ll start with a bit of repetition, it’s Jethro Tull Again, this from the song ‘Stuck In The August Rain’ - “Brings jasmine tea on a painted tray, and bends to kiss my frown away. But I'm still stuck in the August rain; stuck out in the cloudb
Unclebob 31.08.2019 0 121

Its sweet potato season again here in Hainan and you’ll no doubt be seeing the qiaotou sweet potato everywhere for the next few months, from supermarkets to street markets to vendors roasting and selling them on the streets. This delicious little spud i
Patrick 02.08.2019 2 143

July 1st “There I was on a July morning, Looking for love, With the strength Of a new day dawning, And the beautiful sun.” (Uriah Heap - July Morning). Well, I had to find a song that had nothing to do with either the Canadian or American days of this mont
Unclebob 31.07.2019 0 139

June 1st “June is bustin’ out all over!” (Rodgers & Hammerstein). Their song of course was about sunshine and the onset of good weather etc. Well here, it is the rain that is bustin’ out all over. We had just about gone one kilometre from home when it
Unclebob 01.07.2019 0 152

Thursday, Jake Canning featured the local people of Hainan Island in his first exhibition in China, Faces of Hainan. Throughout the three hour event in Fullsing Town, foreign and local attendees alike were treated to a variety of stories captured visually
HainanMusicProductions 03.06.2019 0 277

May 1st “When I was small, and Christmas trees were tall”, (was a long long time ago). It’s good to get some words that match the day though isn’t it? (1st May by The Bee Gees) I was free this morning, Huan stayed in, so I decided to try the landfill route
Unclebob 31.05.2019 2 156

April 1st April Fool’s Day today and as usual I have done nothing. One of these days I must really try and get one over on Huan. So, it’s also Monday, which means it’s our weekly shopping day. Guess who was still on duty when we drove out? I’m sure you gue
Unclebob 01.05.2019 0 149

March 12th Back to Wuzhishan and some semblance of what passes for normality round here. The gas has still not been sorted out and we still have water leakage problems from somewhere upstairs. The woman who runs the shop on the ground floor is blaming us,
Unclebob 31.03.2019 2 202

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