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BUILDING THE XU ZHIMO MEMORIAL GARDEN

BUILDING THE XU ZHIMO MEMORIAL GARDEN King's College ⎮ Cambridge Xu Zhimo is regarded as the father of modern Chinese poetry. He arrived in Cambridge for the first time in 1921 to study politics, sociology and history at King’s College and it was during this time that he started to write poetry. Xu was to visit Cambridge twice more and following the second of these visits in 1928 he wrote the poem “Second Farewell to Cambridge.” This poem is taught throughout China as an introduction to [...]

May 13th, 2019|SILK SCARVES, STORIES|

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ADAM SEDGWICK

March 22nd, 2019|NEWS FLASH, STORIES|

ADAM SEDGWICK Geologist Plaque commemorating Sedgwick's birthplace Sedgwick's birthplace in Dent 22nd March 1785 27th January 1873 Adam Sedgwick is regarded by many as one of the founders of modern geology. He was born in Dent [...]

5 QUICK RULE ON BUSINESS GIFTS

June 4th, 2018|IMPORTANT! NEWS, SILK SCARVES|

The Newton Scarf makes an exceptional business gift. Giving business gifts is fraught with problems. The Internet is full of stories about things that can go wrong, from inappropriate gifts that are either too expensive or too cheap to cultural fau [...]