Hua Shan in Shaanxi province is one of the most prominent members on a long list of “Sacred Mountains” in China. Finally in October 2015, 21 years after I first became aware of this list, I got a chance to scale Hua Shan. This was the plan: day 1: 35 minutes bullet train from Xi’an to HuaShan,… Continue reading Walking Up Hua Shan
Month: October 2015
…. I quasi religiously follow all your reflections about corporate guff, empty phrases, meaningless mission statements, empty value brimboria, the leashing out at CEOs possessing or missing skill sets – to name just a few. I thoroughly enjoy listening to your careful choice of words, the apparently never ending choice of ranting vocabulary and the elegance and eloquence of your… Continue reading Dear Lucy……..
Completing Something and then NOT…
Ten days prior to a hike on Hua Shan in Western China, I’m gleaming with joy as I type this up: once I stand on the peak, scheduled for Friday 25. October 2015, I will have summited all nine Sacred Mountains in China, a journey that started by accident in 1994 and became an obsession ever… Continue reading Completing Something and then NOT…
Another Beautiful Sunday in Hong Kong
Going to Hong Kong for a breath of fresh air – you gotta be kiddin’, right? In September / October 2015 this scenario is reality. Plagued by persistent haze from Indonesia, PSI readings in Singapore remind us of bad days back in Beijing a few years ago. Hop on a Tigerair flight just in time to join my… Continue reading Another Beautiful Sunday in Hong Kong