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This (Chinese) New Year

Tomorrow is Chinese New Year. The New Year is more than just a celebration; it is the start of a new agricultural year, and a time for loved ones to meet. It is also a time to prepare for good luck, and to encourage luck to enter your home so that the next 12 months to come are healthy, happy, and prosperous.

But how to prepare for luck?

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A Trip To China

A Trip to China from This Battered Suitcase on Vimeo.   Beijing, China I was bored on my flight from Tel Aviv to London last night so I made this video with clips I took while I was in China, almost three years ago (!). All videos were taken with my Harinezumi camera, and are […]

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Orange You Glad

Listvyanka, Russia Beijing, China Lagos, Portugal Kyoto, Japan Marrakesh, Morocco Edinburgh, Scotland Valletta, Malta Paris, France One of my favourite things to photograph is colour. I love bright, bold hues, red and purple and green and orange, so I thought I would start posting some of my favourite photos of each colour. Orange often represents […]

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A Year In Review (Part Two)

August: A month of visiting the Philippines, of beautiful sunsets, delicious breakfasts, and snorkelling in turquoise waters for days on end. September: A month of saying goodbye to my home, Japan. October: A month of China, Mongolia, and Russia, of trains and more trains, of homestays, gers, hotels and, finally, a flight to Canada. November: […]

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