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This is a collection of sights, creations, experiences and reflections. Tune in if you're curious and keep an open-mind. If you've got any questions or feedback, please contact me by email at gaoyide.connect@outlook.com


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19/06/21

☀️☁️🌙


stamps1stamps2

I'm trying to cut down on the number of sourvenirs I'm buying but I couldn't resist these.

Rubber stamps made by HEYDA.


19/06/21

👐🏾


german-origami

Japan origami set.

Made in Germany


14/06/21

Fragrant


festive-tea

Sampling some tea left over from the festive season.


04/06/21

Grinning from ear to ear


sidewalk-ends

I read this book: Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein


03/06/21

功夫


wingchun1

Training continues...


02/06/21

Be without fear


withoutfear1withoutfear2

Collating and binding


27/05/21

功夫


wingchun

Training continues...


26/05/21

✏️


lamy

These gold and silver LAMY pencils caught my eye.

Made in Germany


24/05/21

Balance


balance

My art is documented on my Instagram: @daz.darryl


20/05/21

5.20


520

Show your true colours


11/05/21

中文


hanzi105hanzi106

A milestone for my Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 100

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Musical accompaniment: 音阙诗听/赵方婧 - 官方高画质


10/05/21

🙌


goodenough

Good enough is good enough

An insightful article: https://www.theschooloflife.com/thebookoflife/good-enough-is-good-enough


10/05/21

中文


hanzi104

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 99

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Musical accompaniment: 任然 - 飛鳥和蟬


09/05/21

💶


save

No Spend Sunday


09/05/21

中文


hanzi103

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 98

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Musical accompaniment: 阿冗 - 你的答案 官方高画质


08/05/21

中文


hanzi102

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 97

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 愛在深秋


07/05/21

中文


hanzi101

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 96

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 心跳


06/05/21

中文


hanzi100

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 95

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 獨角戲


05/05/21

中文


hanzi99

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 94

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 時間煮雨


04/05/21

中文


hanzi98

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 93

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 新不了情


03/05/21

中文


hanzi97

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 92

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 末班車


02/05/21

🧵


sew

Real Men Sew


02/05/21

中文


hanzi96

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 91

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 愛情轉移


02/05/21

🤰🏼


pregnant1pregnant2

I'm not pregnant.


01/05/21

Haiku


haiku2

A sheet of paper

Folded in multiple ways

Is a lovely gift


01/05/21

Haiku


haiku1

Through blistering storms

We will all hold together

Until all is calm


01/05/21

中文


hanzi95

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 90

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 一千年以後


30/04/21

中文


hanzi94

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 89

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 魔鬼中的天使


30/04/21

💉


syringe

I've received my second Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.


29/04/21

中文


hanzi93

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 88

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 算什麼男人


28/04/21

中文


hanzi92

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 87

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 不該 鋼琴版


27/04/21

中文


hanzi91

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 86

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 演員


26/04/21

中文


hanzi90

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 85

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 愛你


25/04/21

The art of translation


art-translation

A GCTN video spotlighting the renowned poetry translator Xu Yuanchong:

https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-04-24/The-art-of-translation-The-poetic-life-of-Xu-Yuanchong-ZIDfJ0OYpO/index.html


25/04/21

中文


hanzi89

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 84

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 寂寞寂寞就好


24/04/21

中文


hanzi88

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 83

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 手掌心


23/04/21

中文


hanzi87

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 82

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 曲婉婷


22/04/21

中文


hanzi86

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 81

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 是什麼讓我遇見這樣的你


21/04/21

中文


hanzi85

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 80

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 相見恨晚


20/04/21

🦎


little3

Hello, little one.


20/04/21

中文


hanzi84

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 79

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 匆匆那年


19/04/21

🔌


electric9electric10electric11electric12

Eye catching electrical boxes.


19/04/21

中文


hanzi83

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 78

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 可惜沒如果


18/04/21

🥬


bokchoy

I haven't cooked with this vegetable for a long time.


18/04/21

中文


hanzi82

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 77

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 櫻花淚


17/04/21

中文


hanzi81

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 76

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 三寸天堂


16/04/21

💕


candyhearts

I read this book: Candy Hearts by Tommy Siegel.


16/04/21

中文


hanzi80

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 75

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 練習


15/04/21

中文


hanzi79

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 74

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 朋友


14/04/21

中文


hanzi78

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 73

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 讓我歡喜讓我憂


13/04/21

🌲


growth

Growth


13/04/21

中文


hanzi77

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 72

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 女人花


12/04/21

中文


hanzi76

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 71

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 隱形的翅膀


11/04/21

🚿


fountain5fountain6fountain7fountain8

Eye catching public water feature.


11/04/21

中文


hanzi75

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 70

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 曹操


10/04/21

❤️


pretzel

Brezel


10/04/21

中文


hanzi74

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 69

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 江南


09/04/21

🚿


fountain1fountain2fountain3fountain4

Eye catching public water feature.


09/04/21

中文


hanzi73

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 68

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 可惜不是你 - 梁静茹


08/04/21

中文


hanzi72

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 67

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 給我一個理由忘記


07/04/21

🍅


tomato1tomato2

Try something new.


07/04/21

中文


hanzi71

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 66

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 五月天


06/04/21

中文


hanzi70

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 65

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 愛情轉移


06/04/21

🔌


electric5electric6electric7electric8

Eye catching electrical boxes.


05/04/21

❤️


bat-mural3

I wonder who placed this mural here?


05/04/21

中文


hanzi69

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 64

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 叮噹-洋蔥


04/04/21

🧠


multiple

I read this book: Multiple Intelligences by Howard Gardner.


04/04/21

中文


hanzi68

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 63

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 光良


04/04/21

🥚


eggs1eggs2

On time for a celebration about a rabbit that brings chocolate eggs.

These are colourful hard boiled eggs bought straight off the shelf.


03/04/21

中文


hanzi67

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 62

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 味道


03/04/21

Coffee mill


flagtower1flagtower2flagtower3flagtower4

The viewing platform from the flag tower.


03/04/21

Near the grapevine


roman1roman2roman3roman4

The remains of a Roman villa.


02/04/21

中文


hanzi67

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 61

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Gāngqn accompaniment: 你不是真正的快樂


01/04/21

中文


hanzi66

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 60

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Dízi accompaniment: 青城山下白素贞


31/03/21

中文


hanzi65

Lockdown Challenge (businesses are opening up but we're not back to normality yet... whatever that is)

Hnz - Day 59

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Dízi accompaniment: 花开故人来


30/03/21

中文


hanzi64

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 58

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Dízi accompaniment: 爱难求


29/03/21

中文


hanzi63

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 57

Written from memory

Dízi accompaniment: 独孤天下


29/03/21

👁️‍🗨️


languages

I read this book: The hundred languages of children: the Reggio Emilia experience in transformation by Carolyn Edwards, Lella Gandini and Goerge Forman.


28/03/21

🍂


peak12peak13

Another day, another hill.


28/03/21

中文


hanzi62

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 56

Written by looking at the characters and remembering the correct stroke order

Dízi accompaniment: 织女心丝


27/03/21

中文


hanzi61

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 55

Written from memory

Dízi accompaniment: 烟影如画


26/03/21

💉


syringe

I've received my first Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.


26/03/21

🏠


tolerance

Expand your window of tolerance.


26/03/21

中文


hanzi60

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 54

Written from memory

Dízi accompaniment: 莫问归期


25/03/21

中文


hanzi59

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 53

Written from memory

Dízi accompaniment: 知否知否


24/03/21

中文


hanzi58

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 52

Written from memory

Dízi accompaniment: 雨落长安


23/03/21

中文


hanzi57

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 51

Dízi accompaniment: 雨碎江南


22/03/21

Analogue vs Digital


world-explore1world-explore2

Spotlighting creative work that doesn't usually see the light of day.

This page is from a book I designed as an undergraduate at the University of Plymouth in 2004.

It was created using letterpress.


22/03/21

中文


hanzi55hanzi56

A milestone for my Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 50

Dízi accompaniment: 风烟倦


21/03/21

中文


hanzi54

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 49

Dízi accompaniment: 芳华旧


21/03/21

Analogue vs Digital


copy-original

Spotlighting creative work that doesn't usually see the light of day.

This page is from a book I designed as an undergraduate at the University of Plymouth in 2004.

It was created using tracing paper and pencil.


20/03/21

中文


hanzi53

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 48

Dízi accompaniment: 缘字书


20/03/21

Analogue vs Digital


unexpected-alternatives1unexpected-alternatives2

Spotlighting creative work that doesn't usually see the light of day.

This is a page from a book I designed as an undergraduate at the University of Plymouth in 2004.

It was created using cardboard and string.


19/03/21

中文


hanzi52

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 47

Dízi accompaniment: 九万字


18/03/21

中文


hanzi51

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 46

Dízi accompaniment: 芙蓉雨


17/03/21

中文


hanzi50

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 45

Dízi accompaniment: 不可说


16/03/21

中文


hanzi49

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 44

Dízi accompaniment: 半壶纱


16/03/21

Analogue vs Digital


free-yourself

Spotlighting creative work that doesn't usually see the light of day.

This is a page from a book I designed as an undergraduate at the University of Plymouth in 2004.

It was created using letterpress and pencil rubbing.


15/03/21

中文


hanzi48

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 43

Dízi accompaniment: 初见


14/03/21

中文


hanzi47

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 42

Dízi accompaniment: 千梦


13/03/21

中文


hanzi46

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 41

Dízi accompaniment: 大鱼


12/03/21

中文


hanzi45

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 40

Musical accompaniment: 孙楠 - 拯救


11/03/21

中文


hanzi44

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 39

Written from memory

Musical accompaniment: 电影主題曲 - 小幸运


10/03/21

中文


hanzi43

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 38

Chinese learning materials found at: www.allmusing.net


10/03/21

🐇


runny

I read this book: Runny Babbit by Shel Silverstein.


09/03/21

中文


hanzi41hanzi42

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 37


08/03/21

中文


hanzi40

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 36

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 胡广生


08/03/21

👭


wom3wom4

Happy International Women's Day


07/03/21

🔥


heatexchange1heatexchange2

Spotlighting creative work that doesn't usually see the light of day.

Heat Exchange was a brand I created as an undergraduate at the University of Plymouth in 2005.

Despite having a viable concept and generating a lot of ideas, it just didn't come together for the deadline. The result wasn't effective. I defended it but I received critial feedback that was deserved. The experience stayed with me and was a catalyst for change. I returned to this project after graduating and reimagioned it.


07/03/21

中文


hanzi39

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 35

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 青花瓷


06/03/21

🏰


peak11

The castle in the sky.


06/03/21

中文


hanzi38

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 34

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 大鱼


05/03/21

中文


hanzi37

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 33

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 画心


04/03/21

中文


hanzi36

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 32

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 出山


04/03/21

🤏🏻


bluebee

Hello, little one.

I was told this is a blue bee, it doesn't sting and it lives alone.


03/03/21

中文


hanzi35

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 31

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 光年之外


02/03/21

中文


hanzi34

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 30

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 不染


02/03/21

🖊️


pdf8

400 colours

'To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.' (Winston Churchill)

Process illustration from my response to the word 'Change' as part of Plymouth Design Forum's 400x400 Design Challenge in July 2020.

Check out the final design: @plymouthdesignforum


01/03/21

中文


hanzi33

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 29

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 纸短情长


01/03/21

Bold Character


bold-character1bold-character2bold-character3bold-character4

Spotlighting creative work that doesn't usually see the light of day.

Here is a book titled Bold Character that I created as an undergraduate at the University of Plymouth in 2005.

It is a celebration of typography: face, body and voice.


28/02/21

🐉🐍


zodiac-race5

The Race to the Heavenly Gate

Dragon Ranks 5th and Snake Ranks 6th


28/02/21

中文


hanzi32

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 28

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 雪落下的声音


27/02/21

☀️


peak7peak8peak9peak10

The path ahead is long and there aren't any shortcuts.


27/02/21

中文


hanzi31

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 27

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 盗将行


26/02/21

中文


hanzi30

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 26

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 初见


26/02/21


punished

I read this book: Punished by rewards by Alfie Kohn.


26/02/21

🏮


lantern

Happy Lantern Festival


25/02/21

中文


hanzi29

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 25

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 宫墙柳


24/02/21

🗺️


culture-map

I read this book: The culture map by Erin Meyer.


24/02/21

中文


hanzi28

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 24

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 凉凉


23/02/21

中文


hanzi27

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 23

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 盗将行伴奏版


22/02/21

中文


hanzi26

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 22

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 问月


22/02/21

🐞


littleone2

Hello, little one.


21/02/21

中文


hanzi25

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 21

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 胭脂扣


20/02/21

🌰


seed-heart2

❤️


20/02/21

🏰


medieval1medieval2medieval3medieval4

Medieval towns.


20/02/21

中文


hanzi24

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 20

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 千千阙歌


19/02/21

🐅🐇


zodiac-race4

The Race to the Heavenly Gate

Tiger Ranks 3rd and Rabbit Ranks 4th


19/02/21

中文


hanzi23

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 19

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 三寸天堂


18/02/21

🐀🐂


zodiac-race3

The Race to the Heavenly Gate

Rat Ranks 1st and Ox Ranks 2nd


18/02/21

🔌


electric1electric2electric3electric4

Eye catching electrical boxes.


18/02/21

中文


hanzi22

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 18

Gǔzhēng accompaniment: 爱殇


17/02/21

中文


hanzi21

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 17


16/02/21

🚿


water1water2water3water4

Eye catching public water features.


16/02/21

中文


hanzi20

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 16


15/02/21

🐀🐂🐅🐇🐉🐍🐎🐐🐒🐓🐕🐖


zodiac-race1zodiac-race2

12 Animals Competing for Rank

The Race to the Heavenly Gate


15/02/21

中文


hanzi19

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 15


14/02/21

🌰


seed-heart

❤️


14/02/21

中文


hanzi18

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 14


14/02/21

💘


lovebug

There are countless opportunities for romance.


13/02/21

bùyòng


sorrythankyou

Testing these metallic markers to write words that are important even when there isn't a need.


13/02/21

中文


hanzi17

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 13


12/02/21

中文


hanzi16

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 12


12/02/21

🏰🏰


castle1castle2castle3castle4

Between two castles.


12/02/21

Who am I?


uncle-hanzi

A CGTN video spotlighting Uncle Hanzi and his inspiring story:

https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-02-12/My-Stories-of-Chinese-Characters-Who-am-I-XOJxxB0jJu/index.html


12/02/21

🐂


ox

Happy New Year

新年快乐

Xīnnin kuil

All the best for 2021! 🐂


11/02/21

🖊️


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400 hopeful steps

'Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.' (Martin Luther King, Jr.)

Process illustration from my response to the word 'Faith' as part of Plymouth Design Forum's 400x400 Design Challenge in June 2020.

Check out the final design: @plymouthdesignforum


11/02/21

中文


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Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 11


11/02/21

🌈


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Lockdown Light


10/02/21

❄️


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🐦


10/02/21

中文


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Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 10


09/02/21

🐇


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The search for harmony.


09/02/21

中文


hanzi12

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 9


08/02/21

功夫

kungfu

Training continues...


08/02/21

中文


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Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 8


08/02/21

🧊


morning-view2

Morning view


07/02/21

🍃


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Another day, another hill.


07/02/21

❤️


bat-mural2

I wonder who placed this mural here?


07/02/21

中文


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Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 7


06/02/21

中文


hanzi9

Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 6


05/02/21

🦋💝🐢


fly

Fly away


05/02/21

中文


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Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 5


04/02/21

中文


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Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 4


03/02/21

中文


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Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 3


02/02/21

中文


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Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 2


01/02/21

中文


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Lockdown Challenge

Hnz - Day 1

I used the HSK 1 Textbook as a reference.


31/01/21

🌨️


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The sound of silence.


30/01/21

🤯


rules-life

I read this book: 12 rules for life: an antidote to chaos by Jordan B. Peterson.


30/01/21

中文


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Hnz

I used the Chineasy calendar as a reference.


30/01/21

🦠


wear-maskrainbow-after-rain

It was one year ago that I made a decision to not attend a lecture in favour of getting checked for Coronavirus out of moral responsibility. I arrived back in the UK after visiting Hong Kong and unfortunately had flu symptoms several days later. At that time there was news of the virus in Wuhan, China. I'm still relieved I got a negative result but looking back I could never have anticipated the events that followed.


24/01/21

☯️


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Wherever you go, go with all your heart


24/01/21

中文


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Hnz

I used the HSK 1 Textbook as a reference.


23/01/21

🖌


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Testing my new brush pen for character writing.


21/01/21

中文


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The first page of writing this year.

I'm using the Chineasy calendar as a reference.


17/01/21


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雪 xuě


14/01/21

Litchi


lichii

荔枝 lìzhī


13/01/21

🧊


morning-view

Morning view


10/01/21

🌊


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It's safe to write with water.

Hnz practice with the previous year's Chineasy calendar as a reference.


07/01/21

🥇


gold

Is it gold or gold plated?

My art is documented on my Instagram @daz.darryl


05/01/21

🦈🐀🐍


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A shark, a rat and a snake. What's the connection?

Just some of the characters that are apart of a Series created after reading this exceptional book No Hard Feelings by Liz Fosslien & Mollie West Duffy. It's crammed full of useful advice and will remain a valuable resource.

The Professionals is a business card sized guide to wildlife that may grace your workplace. Be sure to identify them correctly. Depending on your preference: snuggle up to them, attempt to tame them or give them a wide berth. It's your choice!

What's next on the agenda? Watch me work @daz.darryl


03/01/21

👼


wechat

I've recieved a blessing in disguise following my recent technical difficulties accessing WeChat. It has helped me refocus my self expression through the various platforms I've been working on and to distance myself from broad communications via social media.

What is your purpose?


02/01/21

💭


world-thinks

I read this book: How the world thinks by Julian Baggini.


01/01/21

🎢


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Be yourself, do not dilute.

Each day shine your light, especially if there are others trying to cover it or extinguish it. Shine so bright that your light could illuminate parts of the world. Who knows... someone else might see it and be inspired.

Enjoy the slide into 2021.

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