无题夜话:写给2013年的春节

终于没有下笔去写2012年的总结,因为我发现,过去的两年,除了科研转型带来的困惑和与妻子家人分居亚欧大陆两端的思念之情外,实在是没有什么好写。与曾经的研究生生活相比,我的博士生涯可谓波澜不惊却跌宕起伏,风平浪静却暗潮汹涌。尽管日此,我搜藏挂肚,也难以找出值得记录的事件。或许,正如一首歌唱得好,平平淡淡才是真吧。... Read More

谈谈春节购票:国情本是如此?

尽管人已经回到英伦,并且开始了苦逼的PhD生活,但由于领导身在天朝,故而不能免俗:春节需回家与家人团聚。于是,买票这个光荣而艰巨的任务终于落到了本人的头上。只是,对于这个本该花钱买享受的过程,我并未有半点花钱的快感。相反,我真正体会到了作为一个天朝子民的不易。因为:我们生来与天斗,与地斗,更需要与人斗。... Read More

Words for Spring Festival, 2011: English Version

There are two reasons that eventually promote me writing this post in English, even though I have published one with similar topic in Chinese some hours ago. The first reason is a kind suggestion from Justin, both my colleague and good friend, says that he can hardly understand what I said on the blog since they are mainly in Chinese, the other reason, however, is on myself. I find my writing skills in English is declining very greatly in past few months, and I wonder, it is time for a practice now.... Read More

Snow: Sign of A Prosperous New Year

It is very hard to tell why it happen, but it is becoming the truth that the weather is now becoming quite curious. Taking the recent days of Suzhou as an example, a city can seldom see snow in early spring, is now snowing around the Spring Festival. In fact, rolling back to the days that we have past years, some curious things can also still be reminded, e.g the snow in November of Wuhan. Admittedly, it is the first time that I see the snow at the Spring Festival in Suzhou.... Read More