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The Old Man and the Sea

Coincidence is sometimes very beautiful

Nearly three years ago, I found myself browsing the online pages of Thomas L Le – a scholar and translator of Vietnamese and French poetry. I was so moved by one of the poems that it […]

By |April 28th, 2016|Art, Arts, Postcards from Vietnam|0 Comments
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Two Charming Lions

A visit to Phat Tich Pagoda in Bac Ninh Province

There is a current debate concerning the guardian lions of Vietnam that stand in pairs at the entrances of religious and government buildings.

A pair of guardian lions comprise of one male […]

By |November 2nd, 2015|Art, Arts, Postcards from Vietnam|0 Comments
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Flying Colors

Traditional flags and their meanings in Vietnam

Flags have been used to communicate meanings, directions and identities for over 6,000 years. The earliest known flag is a bronze relic from Iran dated around 4,000BC. I never thought much about the meanings […]

By |October 18th, 2015|Art, Arts, Postcards from Vietnam|0 Comments
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Art and meditation

Drawing and mindfulness bring beauty to the ordinary… Here is how art and meditation fit together.

Since I was about 16, I enjoyed sitting within a landscape to draw it. However, I would often spend more time searching for the most […]

By |June 19th, 2015|Art, Arts, Postcards from Vietnam|0 Comments
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Hanoi’s irresistable charm

Briget March reflects on Hanoi, its irrestible charm and its lure for artists.
By |May 22nd, 2015|Art, Arts, Postcards from Vietnam|0 Comments
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Graffiti and street art in Vietnam

When Bridget March arrived in Vietnam, she never thought she would miss urban art - now she has found graffiti and street art in Vietnam and feels relieved.
By |May 9th, 2015|Art, Arts, Postcards from Vietnam|0 Comments
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Let’s make the Ho Chi Minh City art scene more dynamic

Let's make the Ho Chi Minh City art scene more dynamic, ventures Oi's art columnist Bridget March.
By |April 8th, 2015|Art, Arts, Postcards from Vietnam|0 Comments
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Snap decisions: Collecting photography

Someone recently asked me: “Are photographic prints collectable? Can collecting photography be an investment the same way as art?”

My answer is absolutely! And right now is a very good time to start collecting, right here in Vietnam.

Across the world, 19th, […]

By |February 26th, 2015|Art, Arts, Postcards from Vietnam|0 Comments
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Human Touch

An artist gets her kicks in Singapore

Visiting Singapore after two years in Vietnam is such a treat for an artist like me. It was the annual Affordable Art Fair in the exhibition halls near the Singapore wheel. I was dazzled […]

By |January 20th, 2015|Art, Arts, Postcards from Vietnam|0 Comments
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Big and Shiny

The neon lights of Hong Kong

I last visited Hong Kong at the very beginning of the Year of the Horse and here I am, 12 years later, in the same year but a different place. Back then, the city had […]

By |December 19th, 2014|Art, Arts, Postcards from Vietnam|0 Comments