One year with Anki
On August 22, 2011, I first downloaded and started using Anki, an amazing (and free!) program for studying just about...
Books of May 2012
These are the books read in May. Hasn’t gotten much read due to a lot of school and work. Mignon Fogarty: “The...
Chinese idiom of the day: 爱屋及乌
This is part six of my series on Chinese idioms, read more here or check out all previous idioms here. I assume no...
My RSS feeds
Having gone off from traditional newspapers and TV reports more and more in the last few years, I’m now getting...
Chinese proficiency report #2
Inspired by my six month report two weeks ago, I decided to start writing reports on my Chinese skills as they...
Life, part 2: Six months of Chinese studies
As I’m writing this it’s hard to imagine six months have passed already since I first walked into a Chinese...
Chinese police brutality, cartoon style –...
I recently got the first season of the Chinese children’s cartoon show 黑猫警长 (Black Cat Detective), and...
Chinese idiom of the day: 噤若寒蝉 – as...
When thinking of Chinese turns of phrase or idioms, 噤若寒蝉 (jìnruòhánchán) is probably of the type that...
Enabling Chinese input in Ubuntu 11.10
I recently upgraded my Ubuntu 11.10 laptop Edenbeast with a complete reinstall of the operative system (renaming it...
Chinese idiom of the day: 口蜜腹剑 – ...
New blog series! For Christmas I got the excellent book ”A Chinese-English Dictionary of Chinese Idioms” by...