Self-deprecating doesn't work if people believe you are pathetic; humidity works if there is lots of water, but if it was a dry and barren land then dehumidifying it doesn't work does it now? Like the Zizek synagogue joke which according to my memory goes like this:

They were having…

Another Friday, another post… let's do this 王八蛋


Qí lǘ zhǎo mǎ

a proverb that literally translates to “ Riding a donkey looking for a horse”; when you do a certain job, waiting for a preferred one to be offered or open up, or you settle for a certain…

The last time I did this was more than a month ago; the plan was to make it a weekly ritual thing.

But if you can’t fly then run, if not then walk and lastly crawl; Some dumb proverb that rings true to me these days for one reason or…

I am bored, so I am starting a thing. I am calling it “Chinese Friday”, basically it will be a poem, a song and maybe a movie or tv show or a story I will share weekly, all Chinese.

So for the first Chinese Friday, it will be :


DongPo Pork 东坡肉 -肉 character translates to meat, not pork, but it seems in English they call the dish DongPo Pork for some reason !?- :

mmmm, you can almost taste the succulent Haram

For 2019, Moon Festival will be around the 13th of September according to the Chinese Lunar Calendar, On Moon Festival Night, the moon is supposed to be full and the closest it can be to earth and the biggest it can be, and people eat Mooncakes 月饼 while drinking alcohol

I never liked those Mooncakes, they taste like a horrible version of Ma’amoul, nor did I ever liked Ma’amoul in the first place, so there

水调歌头 Prelude to Water Melody

A famous poem by Su Shi 苏轼 or Su DongPo 苏东坡

Recognised as one of the eight great prose masters of the Tang and Song 宋, and one of the four Song 宋 masters of calligraphy.

There is even a famous Chinese Pork dish…

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Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast.

Not much can be said of what we accomplished today, but we are starting to form a better and more informative idea of how the end product should look.

I am having the best time I ever had doing anything in a while, even…

Haitham Alrayes

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