This song is by Hua Er Yue Dui, or Flower Band, and is entitled Hua Die Fei, which roughly translated means Transformed Flight.
Category Archives: China
Xi Shua Shua by Flower Band (嘻刷刷, 花儿乐队)
Here’s my latest venture into Chinese music. This one is a very catchy tune. I first heard it in the dance club we frequented in Shiyan, Heaven on Earth ( 天上人间 ) during the holidays, and since then, everywhere.
Pain in the neck (and upper back)
Sitting in front of the computer is fun. Unless you are engrossed in something and you don’t notice the time pass. Before you know it, you’ve sat in one position, hand on the mouse, for 3 hours. No problem, you’re a keyboard monkey and can do this for days. However, you try to move yourContinue reading “Pain in the neck (and upper back)”
Gotta love you / Bu de bu ai ( 不的不爱 )
I got the Chinese lyrics and the Idiomatic Translation from a site and also used it to assist with the conversation to Pinyin. As the words on that site was in bitmap format, I retyped it so it’s easy to copy and paste.
Two Butterflies / Liang Zhi Hu Die ( 两只蝴蝶 )
Here’s an English version. It retained the melody, but the words are not the same as the Chinese version or that translated below: The lyrics below comprise the following:
Like The Mouse Loves Rice / Lau Shu Ai Da Mi ( 老鼠爱大米 )
Ok, the Pinyin and literal words are my own translation efforts and thus might not be 100% accurate.
I speak a little Chinese (我会说中文一点点)
If the title doesn’t show correctly, it’s only because you don’t have Chinese fonts installed. I’m well chuffed with my progress. I just downloaded the next 24 lessons onto my MP3 player (the little guy can take only that many at a time), so I’m well on my way to… the next level.
Guangzhou BaiYun Airport Information
Last night I was trawling through my website’s access log, as I’ve been receiving an annoying amount of referrer spam. Of the 300 unique hits my very new site (*gloat*) recorded in November, more than half (*pout*) was from a filthy referrer-spammer.
Jou ma se vetkoek
To stop drinking coffee is like quitting smoking – you have to find alternative things to do or you will indulge again out of shear boredom. I have taken to drinking alcohol instead…
Hey, look, a useful post
Here’s some handy tools I stumbled across in my journey to becoming a Chinese speaker, fluent or otherwise. Note: this is a severely dated article.