The Anatomy of a Wuxia Novel

Simon McNeil author of The Black Trillium, breaks down the anatomy of Wuxia: more popularly know as the Kung Fu Fantasy genre

A Brief Introduction to Tea

Excerpted from Haute Tea Cuisine: New Techniques for Tea-Infused French Cooking by F. Lit Yu
A Brief Introduction to Tea: Tea comes from the plant Camellia sinensis. Although there are many herbal concoctions, such as chamomile, that are also referred to as tea, they do not come from the Camellia Sinensis; the Tea Tree.

A Tiger’s Tale: Tamo & Tea

It is said the 28th Patriarch of Buddhism, Bodhidharma was also know in China as Tamo (達 摩). As the founder of the Zen school of Buddhism and Shaolin Kung Fu, there are many firsts attributed to him. This is just one such tale.

Tracking Tiger’s Tale

Patrick and I had met prior to when I joined KUNG FU TAI CHI magazine. The first time was over dinner in 1996, back when I was working as a freelance writer. He had just come from the June+July cover shoot with Shi Yanming, the Shaolin Monk Sifu of RZA and the Wu-Tang Clan.
-Gene Ching Publisher of KUNG FU TAI CHI magazine