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squeezing blood out of a stone

Over the Christmas period I was watching and old comedy sketch by Morecambe and Wise from the 1970s which is the one with Andre Previn . After playing the piano really badly Morecomb turns and says to Andre  “ I am playing all the right notes, but not necessarily in the right order”! Anyway, the […]

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A Word or Two from Zhang Zongjing

Below I have translated the preface to Zhang Zhongjing’s Classic “The Treatise on Cold Damage” compiled around 220AD. I translated it a while back while in Japan from Ikeda Sensei’s Japanese translation of the Sho Kan Ron Handbook with a little bit of help from my wife. I will later post the original so you can […]

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