Tag Archives: People’s Daily

Xi a Chinese visionary?

Far be it from me to agree with the head of the Chinese Communist Party on anything, but please excuse me for agreeing with Xi Jinping on one thing. Speaking to a literary symposium last week, the Chinese president said, … Continue reading

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Column: World roses and raspberries for 2013

Here, from around the globe, are roses and raspberries for buildings, people and events that moved the world as we know it closer to or further from the world as we’d like it to be: • A raspberry to Lisbon … Continue reading

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See sequestered salacious montage here!

An anonymous donor responded to a challenge in an earlier post about the Chinese newspaper headquarters and the proposed soccer stadium (read it here), and sent me the above image, exclaiming that the challenge was “too easy.” The image is … Continue reading

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“That was too easy” — Anonymous

I posed a challenge, more or less, in my last blog, “Zaha ‘Ha Ha’ Hadid’s thing.” I wrote, “Even I don’t have the London City Halls to photomontage the People’s Daily into Qatar’s proposed World Cup Stadium, designed by Zaha … Continue reading

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Zaha “Ha Ha” Hadid’s thing

Even I don’t have the London City Halls to photomontage the People’s Daily into Qatar’s proposed World Cup Stadium, designed by Zaha Hadid. I refer, of course, firstly to Norman Foster’s London City Hall, called the “glass gonad” by London … Continue reading

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