Miscellaneous On the Viral New Year

About two weeks ago, luggages packed up, flight necessities nicely ready in my carry-on, and I was actually, for some mysterious reason, looking forward to the 20-hour journey back to China. Little did I know, nor did anybody for that matter, this year’s Lunar New Year would go viral. And no, it’s not a metaphor.

Within three day I’d gone back, on the eve of the New Year’s Day, the first things I…