A collection of all things curious, quirky and beautiful from China and beyond.

Mr Bean impersonator woos China
British actor Nigel Dixon is trying to calm frayed nerves in the central Chinese city of Wuhan with his online social media miniseries Mr Pea. The 53-year-old, who does an impersonation of British sitcom character Mr Bean, traveled to the region at the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic in early January. He refused to leave Wuhan even as it went into lockdown, saying he worried that he could spread the virus and that he wanted to show support to the people in China.
Mr Bean impersonator woos China
So you think you can model
A model in eastern China’s Zhejiang province amazed many online for how fast she can change poses. She can strike two poses every second and model up to 485 sets of outfits a day.
So you think you can model
The dance at the end of quarantine
A man from eastern China’s Jiangsu province was filmed dancing enthusiastically at his doorstep, celebrating the end of his 14-day self-quarantine. He commemorated it by going for a run and playing soccer.
The dance at the end of quarantine