“The Bar”: October, 24th, 2011, in a bar on Jiangxi Road of Changsha, rapper Da Bin shows his new tattoo. “My life is unconventional/licentious, like a dog.” “The Hotdog Crew” [by MC HotDog] is the song Da Bin is best at. Da Bin says singing is to sing his own life.
“A Dead Fish in the Drought”: By the shoal of the dried lake, a bream was spotted, it was stiff. In its death it lied with its head facing the lake’s surface. In a studio of Changsha, the press-photographer had captured its last moment. According to the Xinhua News Agency’s November 7th, 2009 report, the surface area of the second largest freshwater lake Dongting Lake in our country in October was only 537.84 square kilometers, a sudden nearly 60% drop since September.
“Waiting All Night, Just for a Pass to See the Doctor”: October 26th, 2009, at 5:30, at Xiangya Hospital of Changsha, Hunan, citizens were waiting in lines to register. Everyday, at the gate of Xiangya Hospital, there are numerous people waiting like this. They stay up all night long, with no sleep, holding their ground on the cold floor, wearing drowsy looks in the chilling wind. There is, but one purpose, to get the pass that grants permission to see the doctor.
“Shanxi Wangjia Ridge Mine Disaster Rescue”: April 2nd, 2010, at 14:15, the vertical drilling at Shanxi Wangjia Ridge Coal Mine No.2. Rescuers heard the sounds of tapping on the drilling pipe from below. They immediately struck the drill pipe in reply and shouted down, and shouts were returned from below. At this moment, it had been 120 hours since the mine disaster happened.
“The Long March”: May 28th, 2006, a transaction on the roadside of Haofu village, in Hunan Province Dao County Shouyan Town. Back then, the Red Army passed through this place, and the granite road has been witness to history, but nowadays things have changed.