Happy chinese new year!

happy chinese new yearFor everybody: it’s gonna be a good year, an energetic year, a year of fast movement full and excitement. That’s what it stands for if we start looking a east. As you might have noticed, or seen from the photo, we are now in the year of the horse. A noble creature full of power and love. So lets forget the suffocating year of the snake(2013-2014) and go go my lovely horse!!

Something most people don’t know is that the Chinese animal zodiac is always accommodated by one of the five elements(water, fire, wood, metal or earth) . This year will be the one of wood and in combination with the fiery nature of the horse will make it all extra intense, since fire incombination with wood will make it burn more(the logic is facinating).

Now let’s see what this year will bring and for now all the best in the year of the horse.

horse2         horse



Chinese Planet translations

Just like anyone I get lost sometimes searching the endless amount of information on the internet. I will end up in a search for totally irrelevant information on wikipedia about some Technology, war, country or whatever without really having to. It’s just an endless search for information just like watching the Discovery channel you just want to know and keep finding out more. Today I spent some time on our galaxy where I happen to run into 2 pictures; one in English and the other in Chinese. Since I study Chinese I thought it would be interested to combine the 2 and see what they mean and if they differ much.

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Top 5 vreemde dingen in China

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Van de laaste 2 jaar heb ik het meeste in Guangzhou doorgebracht. In die tijd kwam ik geregeld vage dingen tegen en hier heb ik dan ook vaak een stukje over geschreven op de site, maar er zijn er altijd die onbeschreven zijn gebleven. Nu leek me het leuk, zo aan het einde, om nog een top 5 te maken met dingen die eigenaardig zijn en die je anders nooit zou weten over china, maar waar ik nog niet eerder over had geschreven.
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