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  • Search For Xiao Li’s Head: A Chinese Tale of Female Re-Memberment for International Women’s Day

    I am writing this editorial on International Women’s Day so appropriately I choose to begin with a story I wrote about female re-memberment a few years ago. This magical tale had sprung out of an unconscious need to be whole again. After living in Australia for several decades, I woke up one day and asked myself – […]

  • Love in Any Religion Tastes as Sweet…. A Christmas Message

    For many Christians, the birth of Christ is very significant and Christmas is a time of celebration and rejoicing. Contemplating thoughtfully on the significance of this as yet another Christmas draws near, I can’t help hearing my mother’s words. No religions ever teach you bad things, she would say. “Do good, love one another”, her […]

  • Learning a New Language Broadens Your Horizons in Life

    In a recent post on some of the best courses in Australia, Bupa Life Insurance featured us (Australasian Centre of Chinese Studies, ACCS) for our leading Mandarin Chinese Language courses. In the article, ‘Learn Something New with These Top Courses’, Bupa says about our centre, ‘the classrooms are casual, relaxing and leading-edge through the use […]