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Archive of the posts written by author : Jane Lu.

Hong Kong – the road towards democracy

Recently, the Hong Kong’s pro-democracy “Occupy Central” campaign is all over the papers. “Occupy Central”…

National security and The Right to Privacy

Recently, it was revealed on the news that the NSA and its UK counterparts have…

When sci-fi turns into reality…

“I can access your mind through your dreams… The seed that we planted in this man’s…

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

The Crucible is a play written by Arthur Miller based on the Salem witch trials…

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close – a review

Just recently, I watched the film “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” with a couple of…

China: the ever-expanding economy

On the 15th August, 14 Chinese activists sailed to the disputed island between Japan and…

The Olympics and the art of speaking

The London Olympic Games have now officially finished, coming to their end as the last…

1984 by George Orwell

Nineteen Eighty-Four is a dystopian novel about life in Oceana, where everyone is oppressed under…

The English Patient, by Michael Ondaatje

Of all the post-war books written, I would say The English Patient is one of the best…

Little Miss Sunshine

Recently I watched a 2006 comedy called Little Miss Sunshine. Not only did I find…