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Floral Tattoos: Flower Meanings & Sentiments By Pinky Toky
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Having a floral tattoo is a way of expressing yourself using the Language of Flowers. There are several hundreds kinds of flowers that can be used for tattoo designs, such as the poeny, cherry... More > blossom, rose, carnations, etc. However, it is advisable to find out all the possible hidden meanings of a certain flower before deciding on the floral design to be used.< Less
Cantonese Opera Zae Baak Fu White Tiger Ritual By Pinky Toky
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When performing on a newly-built stage, the Cantonese opera troupe will have to carry out a ritual to “break” or initiate the stage before the actual performance on the first night. This... More > ritual is known by several names, namely Zae Baak Fu, Zae Toi, Po Toi, Tiu Choy Sun (Fortune Deity Dance), or Da Mau (Beating Cat).< Less
Ancient Mystical Chinese Healing: Zhu You By Pinky Toky
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Zhu You is a mystical ancient Chinese healing therapy, which used mainly incantations and talismans to bring about healing effects. From the Sui Dynasty till mid-Ming era, Zhu You Ke was included in... More > the Official Chinese Medical System. It is difficult to find information on this subject in the English language.< Less
What Is the Right Shoe for You? By Pinky Toky
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Wrong footwear is the common cause of many foot problems, such as heel spurs and bunions. There are certain features to look out for when buying a pair of shoes.
About Good & Bad Tao Hua Romance Luck By Pinky Toky
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In Chinese culture, the term tao hua is associated with love and romance. Tao hua luck can be good or bad, depending on the individual situation. It can be broadly categorized into tao hua yun and... More > tao hua jie or tao hua sha.< Less
Popular Miniature Carvings Collectibles: Netsuke By Pinky Toky
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Netsuke refers to the Japanese miniature sculptures created in the Edo era. It became a very popular collectible in Europe since mid-19th century.
Introduction to Ikebana, Japanese Flower Arrangement By Pinky Toky
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Ikebana is one of the most distinct arts in Japanese culture. It is a floral art created seven centuries ago. A creative expression but has to conform to prescribed rules and the specific ways that... More > materials can be combined. Ikebana patterns and styles have evolved into many different styles of arrangement over the centuries.< Less
Hong Tou Jin Samsui Women of Singapore By Pinky Toky
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In the early twentieth century, women from Samsui, China, came to Singapore in search of jobs. Most of them worked at construction sites and had contributed significantly to the construction... More > industry in Singapore. As the Samsui women were always adorned with their red bandana while working in the construction sites, they came to be known as “Hong Tou Jin”, which means red head-scarf.< Less
The Red Headscarf Samsui Women Hong Tou Jin By Pinky Toky
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Due to extreme poverty in their hometown, Chinese women from Samsui came to Singapore in search of jobs as early as the 1920s. Most of them worked in the construction industry. As they were always... More > adorned with a red bandana when working at the construction site, they came to be known as “hong tou jin”, meaning red headscarf. As most of their hard-earned money was spent on supporting relatives back home, many of them lived in utter poverty in old age. As at November 2013, there are only two hong tou jin left in Singapore.< Less
Flowers, Flowers, Flowers By Pinky Toky
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A beautiful collection of floral photos. Feast your eyes on the different types of flowers featured in the album. More than 130 photos, which you can use for any purposes.