Founded in 2008, Yihaodian e-commerce store – now 51% owned by Walmart – runs logistics centres in Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Wuhan and Chengdu and is able to offer same-day and next-day delivery. This is how those deliveries were arranged every single morning on a fleet of about 20 bicycles: We lived in the block … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Arranged
Sidey – Where on earth did that come from??? TELLURIAN tel yur Ian the answer is … a person from tellur – that’s a planet in galaxy sje647vc a vegetable that smells like durian, tastes like tar a metal that makes bicycles glow in the dark a lake on the dark side of the moon … More Sidey’s weekend theme: tellurian
Return from Cornwall Good news waiting here and the Christmas cactus bloomed while I was gone. WordPress obviously likes photos, the photo challenge on postaday is taking lots of time to look and wonder. So many talents out there, and thoughts.
Sidey’s weekend theme: The Decision Why pick a picture which to me is so neutral? Just a board game… a statue at that… not representing the kind of decision which took me to a different life. But then most of the big things which changed my life were not the result of my decisions at … More Decisions Decisions
Serendipity, synchronicity, whatever – before seeing this week’s topic, yesterday I went on a walk and took this at Trebarwith Beach, Cornwall. Through to Sunshine.
I am having a week in Cornwall with old (both senses of that) friends. Yesterday we had a geology walk on Trebarwith beach. Utterly beautiful and endlessly interesting. The previous evening we watched The Boat that Rocked. Foot twitching, then next day this wonderful walk, Rocks rock too.
Why is this unusual? Because it is EMBROIDERY. This fierce and even terrifying raptor is created from the finest silk thread and tiny stitching (about 1.5 x 1 metres in size). I think it is a sea eagle, was part of an incredible exhibition seen at the Shanghai Art Museum. It was unusual for me … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual
Sidey’s weekend theme is “I wonder”. Try anything on the National Geographic Photo Galleries, though we are all photographers now. Why is this word WONDER so different when it is a verb – that is the theme – and when it is a noun? OK the thesaurus gives lots of synonyms of the various meanings … More I wonder…wandering in wondering
I cycled down to the Edinburgh Botanic Gardens again. Yes I know I have written about them before, but every trip is different and opens up different kinds of enjoyment. Today I went with specific purpose – I have two trips arranged and the Botanic Garden shop is a Great Place for Gifts for Gardeners … More Edinburgh Tourist (4)
Another glorious day, unexpected. I was invited to Jack’s party, to be held some where in North Berwick. It was his 3rd birthday party, and I had not previously met him, but he is son to A who has been friend to N since we arrived in Edinburgh and they were both 15. I have … More Jack’s Party