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Sunday, April 24, 2016

Old China in Modern Luxury

I helped two Chinese buyers purchase brand new luxury homes in the $1.5+ million price in Los Angeles recently. They are now planting bok choy and other Chinese produce in their backyard, just like Grandma Moh in The Beijing Family! Old China prevails in modern luxury



Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The "Leftover Woman" in The Beijing Beauties


In "The Beijing Beauties", soon to be published Book 4 to the Beijing Family book series, is a "leftover woman". Single, very successful, highly educated and past 30 years of age frowned on with social stigma in China, seeks love in the City of Angels.




Saturday, April 9, 2016

Marco Polo - prisoner turned world historian


Finished reading Marco Polo - what a great read! Upon returning from Asia, Marco found Venice at war with Republic of Genoa and was thrown in jail. Fortuitously he met fellow prisoner and famous writer, Rustichello de Pisa, whom documented his travels into The Travels of Marco Polo, which ingrained Marco into world history.  If he had not been in jail, he might not have told his story!