Write to probably the most normal guy you’ll ever see in a lonely heart advert and maybe we’ll end up friends or lovers or despising each other and wincing every time we remember our awful one-night stand or maybe we’ll get married and have children. But if you’re not my ex-wife, why not write to box no. I enjoy vodka, canasta, evenings in, and cold, cold revenge. Better in those Welsh villages where the electricity supply can’t be guaranteed. Newly divorced man, 38, Would like to meet woman to 40 whose heroes don’t include Leslie Cole, Bill ‘Dink’ Hewit, Roger Martinez, Peter Jaconelli, Dave Man or William Corfield. I vacillate wildly between a number of archetypes including, but not limited to, Muriel Spark witticism-trading doyenne, Mariella Frostrup charismatic socialite, brooding, intense Marianne Faithfull visionary, and kleptomaniac Germaine Greer amateur upholsterer and ladies’ league darts champion.
Chinese guardian lions or Imperial guardian lions, often called "Foo Dogs" in the West, are a common representation of the lion in imperial China.
Chinese guardian lions are sometimes referred to in English as shishi, from the Chinese shí shī (Chinese: ; literally: "stone lion"), which refers specifically to lion sculptures in stone.
The concept, which originated and became popular in Chinese Buddhism, subsequently spread to other parts of Asia including, Japan, Korea, Tibet, Thailand, Burma, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Cambodia and Laos.
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But if he were to describe himself for a LRB ad, he’d have to make himself sound like a circus freak or monstrous horror movie creature in order to get anyone’s attention.
David Rose has compiled (named for the delightful ad “They call me Naughty Lola.
It may also be due to the misidentification of the guardian lion figures as representing certain Chinese dog breeds such as the Chow Chow (鬆獅犬, Pinyin: sōngshī quǎn, lit.
"puffy-lion dog") or Shih Tzu (獅子狗; Pinyin: Shīzi Gǒu, lit. The lions are traditionally carved from decorative stone, such as marble and granite or cast in bronze or iron.