Literature and creativity in translation, funded by British Council Connections Through Culture
I've won a prize for my essay on the Yijing and Play
A copy of my talk from the third Zhouyi summit forum in Wuxi, China (with Chinese translation).
A Poem about ageing and loss, written by one of China’s greatest women poets, Li Qingzhao
In which I give a speech about Viagra and the Duracell Bunny for the benefit of the Deputy Political Commissar of the Armed Police General Armament Department.
A note on divination from the scholar of Chinese philosophy, A. C. Graham
A translation of a poem by Zhang Rong, in memory of Elee Kirk.
The medieval Chinese writer on the flaws of writers.
A thanksgiving gift, from Chengdu Airlines.
The monoculture of the global academy, and the challenge of doing philosophy cross-culturally.
The Chinese writer Liu Xie on writing without the struggle.
Contrasting thoughts on the metaphor of horse-training, from Buddhism and Daoism.
Unless we are accustomed to moving across the borderlands between hard work and laziness, then we are not going to live optimally
A tale of the unexpected from 11th century China.