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Xiaolu Guo
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers
A love story - cultural differences, misunderstandings and yes, I see what she is saying.
Su Tong
Binu and the Great Wall

Binu and the Great Wall

Binu And The Great Wall is a wonderful myth retold in the words of Su Tong, the author of ‘Rice’.  The myth of Binu and how her tears washed away the Great Wall have been passed down through the ages. It is a tale of hardship, brutality and undying love. Su Tong’s version of the myth, brings to the reader the harshness and brutality that led to the constuction of the wall and the terrible effects it had on the common people.

22 juillet 2007 7 22 /07 /juillet /2007 21:19
When I was in London on Friday, there were no trains out of Euston back to Coventry. I was at Liverpool  Street  Station  so I stayed there  to get  something to eat. there was a Japanese restaurant, sushi bar called  Moshi Moshi. I was disappointed because all their stools were too high for me which means I couldn't just pick off the bar. The tables were too narrow to get a wheelchair in - and I had to order from a menu. Was I disappointed? Yes I was.

Here is the weather report from Virgin train  today -

Flooding affecting Virgin Trains services
(Information updated at 19:00 Sunday 22 July 2007)

Due to flooding at various locations, customers intending to travel between Birmingham and Reading; or between Birmingham and Gloucester are strongly advised not to travel or delay their journeys until a later date.

Train services are currently suspended between Birmingham New Street and Gloucester and also between Birmingham and Reading.

No replacement road services are being provided.

Currently we expect the routes between Birmingham and Reading, and Birmingham and Bristol to reopen from start of service Monday 23 July. HOWEVER, this is very much dependent on flooding conditions overnight

Please call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50 for the latest information.

Virgin CrossCountry Services north of Birmingham and Virgin West Coast services to and from London Euston are operating normally.

I am travelling to Cardiff on tuesday. i hope that the trains will be running then.

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