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Social Pressures in China: Why Everyone in Niuji Village Thinks We Are a Failure



Social Pressures in China: Why Everyone in Niuji Village Thinks We Are a Failure

Social pressures in China can be difficult to cope with, no matter if you are a Chinese national or a Western spouse of such.

No matter where you live, every country promotes its own social standards: What you have to …

5 Disappearing Chinese New Year’s Traditions which are still very much Alive in Niuji Village



5 Disappearing Chinese New Year’s Traditions which are still very much Alive in Niuji Village

Some people might call Niuji Village backward. Located in the northern part of Anhui province, Niuji Village could as well be a village from the time the dynasties still existed in China.

Even though I complain about the cold in

Niuji Village welcomes the Year of the Horse 新年快乐



Niuji Village welcomes the Year of the Horse 新年快乐

The thing with Chinese New Year in rural China: it is the same every single year; at least since I started celebrating together with my Chinese parents-in-law. There have been very detailed and colorful descriptions in general about Chinese New …

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Welcome to the Lost Panda. This is a personal blog created by me, Anna. I am a freelance illustrator and have a passion for Chinese culture. I live in China in a small rural city with my Chinese husband and

Cross-stitched shoe insoles 十字绣鞋垫: Make your shoes look better from the inside than from the outside



Cross-stitched shoe insoles 十字绣鞋垫: Make your shoes look better from the inside than from the outside

Because I am really into the cross-stitch art, last year my aunty (大姨) introduced me to another embroidery art which seems to be very popular in Niuji village where my in-laws live.

I have seen some Chinese insoles stitched with …

Chinese Herbal Medicine: 7 Health Improving Flowers



Chinese Herbal Medicine: 7 Health Improving Flowers

Bozhou, my new home, entertains the largest Chinese Medicine Market in China, with over 3000 types of plants, herbs and other raw materials available for sale. While you can find some of the unpleasant ingredients of Traditional Chinese …


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