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Unusual trip to the suburbs augurs well

By James Healy ( China Daily ) Updated: 2017-03-21 07:26:51

It was my good fortune recently to travel to Beijing's far-flung Pinggu district, where I was greeted by strikingly blue skies and white, cotton-puff clouds.

An extraordinary feast of Yangtze fat-head fish cooked over a wood fire awaited me, but that was merely icing on the cake.

I went to Pinggu, about an hour's drive from my home in Chaoyang district, specifically to consult with Liu Ming, a fortuneteller in his 80s who, though deprived of sight, is known for his insights.

Unusual trip to the suburbs augurs well

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