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The traditional Southern lion dance would include a climax of “plucking the green” or in Chinese “cai ching” (), where the lion would have to prove its skill to pluck the green which would be hanging at a high position. The “green” would be in the form of a bunch of Chinese lettuce, accompanied with a red packet. This is the ritual performed by the lion dance to usher in good luck and prosperity..
Three beautiful Dorset sanctuaries that could be on your new holiday home’s doorstepOne of these could be your new sanctuary to get away from life’s stresses and strains13:38, 26 MAR 2018Updated14:14, 26 MAR 2018Everybody warrants a rest from time to time and while the world is becoming a more accessible place, going on holiday doesn’t necessarily have to mean jumping on a plane.We can all agree that there are few greater ways to get away from the stresses and strains of the daily grind than to be in touch with nature and the world itself and with beautiful UK landmarks like the ones featured below you could enjoy a luxurious, battery recharging break with an hour or two’s drive.The Blue PoolAlthough it’s named “The Blue Pool”, these waters are actually renowned for constantly varying in colour.Surrounded by 25 acres of heath, woodland and gorse, the Blackpool Tea Rooms estate it is situated in was declared a Site of Special Scientific Interest in 1985.Benches have been placed around the pool for people who just want to sit and relax, while children can enjoy the trails around the red route looking for Magic Fairy Doors.Durdle DoorOne of the most photographerd and iconic landmarks in UK, Durdle Door is a must on your things to do in Dorset list. The natural limestone arch is situated near Lulworth. Sign posted on the South West Coast Path west of Swanage, it got its name from it’s dance like appearance when the water bobs against the ledge.So if you’re interested in the prospect of having your own personal getaway with picturesque nature spots available at any weekend’s notice and that you can decorate with your own personalities, what is a potential option?Haven Holiday Parks ” Owning a static caravan on a Haven holiday park means freedom to get away whenever you like”We’ve all seen the adverts for Haven Holidays on the television.
Tweed’s sentence was reduced to a year on a legal technicality but he did not enjoy his liberty for long, being arrested a second time on a charge of stealing six million dollars from the state of New York. Although under arrest, Tweed was allowed to visit his home under guard and on one such visit, in December 1875, he managed to elude his escort and fled to Spain via Cuba. But Nast was to prove his nemesis again he was recognised thanks to a Nast caricature and in November 1876 was returned to New York and held in Ludlow Street Jail awaiting trial where he died on 12th April 1878..