Biffing busily about Beijing on a bike:

Explaining the journey from pictograms to ideograms to the modern and simplified Chinese characters

That’s enough brushes, ed.

Where the brushes are made …

Goodness …


Brushes in a calligraphy shop …

Beijing Centre for the Performing Arts – again taken from a car.

Joy. 2 hours with 106 yr old Zhou Youguang deviser of pinyin. What a man. Never stopped laughing.

I think I’m in China –