[Daily Blog Reads] Flying over roofs, running on walls.

[Daily Blog Reads] Flying over roofs, running on walls.

When I listen to this pipa classic, the scene that comes to my mind is that of an army being ambushed on all sides. This is obvious from the title, which literally means “ten directions ambushed”. It is similar to my association with a dying swan when I listen to the cello classic “The Swan”. If you listen carefully, it is not difficult to imagine the sounds of clashing weapons and the neighing of horses being simulated by the pipa. It describes the last battle fought around 202 BC between the armies of the Han warlord (founder of the Han Dynasty) and the Chu warlord. I can’t imagine someone stealing into a big house at night and creating such a racket! The only technique I hope to learn when I was young watching all those Cantonese black-and-white sword-fighting movies is the use of “flying dagger” (飞刀). It would enable me to throw up a dagger and it would go after my ene...

Full article: http://goodmorningyesterday.blogspot.com/2011/08/flying-o...

Tweets

Running Around Melbourne: Date Day

Running Around Melbourne: Date Day

theoppositeofchocolate.com 06 Sep '11, 8am

Since I’m leaving Melbourne for good in less than two months, I figured I should try out all the restaurants, do all the t...

Richard Branson renting out flying submarine

Richard Branson renting out flying submarine

luxuo.com 31 Aug '11, 6pm

Branson Unveils Virgin Oceanic Submarine Richard Branson unveiled plans Tuesday to pilot a "flying" mini-submarine down to...

[Daily Blog Reads] Techtalk: Bits & Bytes and Y...

Hi, my name is Lam Chun See. I was born in 1952. This site is for Singaporeans and friends of Singapore of my generation t...

3 Running Programs for Any Level | Care2 Healthy Living

3 Running Programs for Any Level | Care2 Health...

care2.com 30 Aug '11, 11pm

Running is as great for your heart as it is for your waistline, but for many folks it seems like an inaccessible activity....

TUDM flying back slain journo: The Royal Malays...

bigdogdotcom.wordpress.com 03 Sep '11, 6am

The Royal Malaysian Air Force will be flying back slained Bernama TV cameraman Noramfaizul Mohd Nor and the remaining of t...

@jamies We first found Flying Squirrel because of you - cc: @caseyhen

@jamies We first found Flying Squirrel because ...

seomoz.org 03 Sep '11, 8am

Jamie has 14 years of experience in acquisition and retention marketing, e-commerce optimization and team management, spec...