The words 'Tong Sing' mean 'know everything book.' No wonder the traditional Chinese almanack contains information on everything from astrology to herbal remedies, Taoist philosophy to the interpretation of dreams. Drawing his inspiration from this centuries-old work, but using his own research and adapting the contents to appeal to a modern audience, Charles Windridge has compiled a fully updated book that will answer every question the reader can ask about the ancient Chinese way of life. Whether you want to know the best time to conceive a child, understand more about Confucianism or prepare your own dim sum, Tong Sing can tell you how. Inspired by one of the most successful books ever published in China, this book will appeal to anyone who wants to learn more about 'Tong Sing'.
Dr Charles Windridge has studied Chinese history and culture over a lifetime. He is the author of a number of science and language books for schools, including The Fountain of Health: An A-Z of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Cheng Kam Fong was born in China and spent her childhood years in Guangzhou (Canton), where she developed her deep knowledge of Tong Sing. She has used Tong Sing extensively for over fifty years.