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ABOUT XING ZHAO

Xing Zhao  is a Shanghai-based writer, editor and translator specializing in travel, lifestyle, arts and culture. His writing has appeared in CNN, Time Out, OutThere Magazine, City Weekend, Zing, Metropolis, Men’s Uno, and Architectural Digest . He writes in both English and Mandarin Chinese.

Xing’s ‘slash’ career spans to marketing and creative industry insight consultancy, with previous project roles including the China correspondent for the London-based The Future Laboratory, curator for HKU Space International College’s Collecting Contemporary Art programme, communications for the world-renowned artist Francesco Clemente, essay translation for Phillips HK and marketing & communications for the Best of British show.

To contact him, please email at kapazhao@gmail.com.

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关于「美好事物瞬间」

少年时住在苏格兰的爱丁堡,那里的房子依山而建,父亲取笑说我住在山上。4月天的苏格兰8点后才日落,7点半的太阳照在公寓旁边的古城堡上,遍地黄花,叫人不由得想起张爱玲所说的看七月巧云、听苏格兰兵吹风笛,和吃盐水花生。喝傍晚那一杯苦苦的黑咖啡,波兰教授的橘色长袜,西班牙女生坐在咖啡馆的玻璃窗后面优雅的抽烟,校园里的长尾巴松鼠,夜半醉归者的高歌突然下雨了、下冰雹了、4月的半夜下雪了,5分钟以后的墨镜和大太阳,一年四季的长围巾和短袖T-Shirt。一个日常生活里的游乐场城市,寂寞人生里的美好细节。

Travel, lifestyle, and stories|生命中那些稍纵即逝的美好瞬间

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