a photographic archive of Leeds, Yorkshire, UK including the first ever moving image in 1888 on Leeds Bridge. Your chance to view some cinematic history.
Unfortunately, no longer online . However, thanks to the wayback machine achieved copies can be seen here: https://web.archive.org/web/*/danwei.org
Media, advertising and urban living in the People’s Republic of China.
Unfortunately no longer online – instead I’d recommend using the Pleco app instead
The best site I’ve come across for learning Chinese – you’ll need to tweak your browser settings to get it to work properly though – make sure that it is set to handle simplified Chinese.
Flashcards / Review list,
A wide variety of sound files so you can hear words and phrases,
Flash – Talking maps, family trees, colours charts,
Account creation & storage so you can practice what you have learnt.
http://www.nicemeal.com/ – The internet changes, now this site is for food delivery in Ho Chi Minh city
(Used to be) Extensive range of Chinese recipes.
Lovely collection of images collected over 30 years.
From the site: “The Visual Telling of Stories. You can go to the main gate or shuffle about in the Samplers till you get some hang of the place. It was started in 1996. Material is added every day. It is far bigger than you could ever imagine.`”
Tourist info site about china from the Chinese govt.