Monthly Archives: March 2020

Wuhan Writer Fang Fang: “Disdainfully Facing Down a Finger-Pointing Epidemic” — The Ultra-Left is a Virus

“Disdainfully Facing Down a Finger-Pointing Epidemic”: The Ultra-Left is a Virus (Central News Agency, Taipei, March 25th) As Wuhan prepares to end the closure of the city, author Fang Fang, known as the “Conscience of Wuhan” ended the diary she … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #41 The 45th Day of the Wuhan City Closure — March 7, 2020

March 7, 2020 The 45th Day of the Wuhan City Closure Today is the first day that I have participated in the community group vegetable purchase. This wasn’t the group food purchase from the supermarket organized by officials but done … Continue reading

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Xu Zhangrun: The People are Angry and No Longer Afraid

Although my qualifications cannot compare with Dr. Barmé’s, I did find the essay fascinating and so decided to work through it on my own and put it up here on here on my translation blog. The first thing one might … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #40 The 44th Day of the Wuhan City Closure — March 6, 2020

March 6, 2020 The 44th Day of the Wuhan City Closure Fang Fang’s latest Wuhan closed city Diary was deleted from her public Weibo account. In her diary she discussed the video circulating on social media yesterday — during Deputy … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #39 The 43rd Day of the Wuhan City Closure — March 5, 2020

“Were the interventions to be introduced 5 days earlier than they had been, the number of cases nationwide would have been two-thirds less.” Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #38: The 42nd Day of the Wuhan City Closure — March 4, 2020

March 4 The Forty-second Day of the Wuhan City Closure As of today, the Wuhan city closure has already lasted three half-months. Yesterday, the number of new confirmed cases fell to one hundred. Many people got very excited hoping that … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #37: The 41st Day of the Wuhan City Closure — March 3, 2020

March 3 Forty-first Day of the Wuhan City Closure A secondary disaster resulting from our epidemic home confinement has been making my parents and “sick at the sight of one another”. To them, anything I do or say is wrong. … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #36: The 40th Day of the Wuhan City Closure — March 2, 2020

March 2, 2020 The Fortieth Day of the Wuhan City Closure Our calendar is still on February. If I weren’t writing a diary every day, I might even forget what day it is. Each day is a repeat of the … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #35: The 39th Day of the Wuhan City Closure — March 1, 2020

March 1 The 39th Day of the Wuhan City Closure First of all, I wish myself happy birthday! When Wuhan was first closed I always felt that it would still be closed on my birthday. I never imagined that I … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #34: The 38th Day of the Wuhan City Closure — February 29, 2020

February 29 38th Day of the Wuhan City Closure This day comes once every four years. I never ever thought that I would be spending it like this. Yesterday I was still asking where those several hundred new coronavirus cases … Continue reading

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