From the monthly archives:

January 2009

Raise The Red Lanterns

by Ray Ally on January 19, 2009

Photos: Ray Ally All across Beijing red lanterns have been appearing in the streets, offices, restaurants, hotels and residential apartments to signal in the coming of Chinese New Year. Red lanterns play a special part in Chinese customs signifying, luck, happiness and prosperity for the coming year. Chinese New Year or Spring Festival (as it […]

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A Picture Tells Sixty-Nine Thousand Stories

by Ray Ally on January 12, 2009

Photo: Ray Ally Eight months to the day (May 12th 2008), a powerful earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude rocked Sichuan province in China, killing tens of thousands and making millions homeless. If every picture tells a story then these pictures tell 69,227 stories – one for each of the people that died. As 2008 draws to […]

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