Feb. 1, 2022 – Jan.21, 2023 is a year of the water tiger （水虎）
Characteristics of Water Tigers: Studious, Thoughtful
Water Tigers have an innate ability to learn something new, and they are especially professional in the fields of art and handicrafts.
They have a strong sense of self-esteem and seldom accept advice from others. They only have a slim chance of failing in their careers, which often incurs envy from others.
what fate has in store for Water Tigers: Bittersweet
Water Tigers will achieve more in their careers by getting help from their friends and lovers. They should be very careful and thoughtful when making big decisions and dealing with any emergencies in life, and should not trust others readily or they will suffer because of it.
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供石 (Gōng shí) or scholar’s stones vary in colour and shape. Their size also varies from hundreds of kilos to less than one kilo.They are placed in traditional gardens and the grounds of colleges , schools and universities.
These examples are to be found in the grounds of a university in Tianjin.
Pingdingshan in Xilingol League in Inner Mongolia has a very distinctive landscape. There are many extinct volcanoes from a time when this was the sea floor. This photo was taken in early October and the lush green grasslands had already faded to their winter brown. Even so you can see a flock of sheep in the foreground.
The interactive map is a new feature which I’ll maybe use again now that I know how to do it.
Commonly known as Snow Hawthorn these red fruits which grow up to about 35 mm in diameter are now in season.
The ones in this picture, taken yesterday, are from Xiong Xian County in Hebei Province, near the city of Baotou.
They are used to make a number of deserts and snacks. In Northern China they are often sold dipped in a sugar candy coating on a wooden skewer much like toffee apples are in Europe and are called 糖葫芦 (tanghulu).
They have been associated with various medicinal properties especially as a digestive aid.