Let us try and make that path clearer for you......
Hi, I'm John Jeffery - founder of Trees in PotsLimited and for better or for worse of - ChinesePenjingArtistsAssociationofAustralasiaIncorporated so they needed an appropriate scene to stage -hence ChineseGardenScene.
Was our original aim, to become perhaps; the globes most comprehensive and / or extensive Chinese Garden's internet harbour ?
They all just seemed to grow, out of nature; like...
" miniature landscapes."
Chinese Garden Scene, is the outreach of the...
Jeffery Lee Wong Foundation
more on that later; for the moment...
Let us travel literally & figuratively, Telling the world the Truth
Let us willingly Impart knowledge & Teach
Let us unselfishly Disseminate nature's secrets.
Honour traditions & respect the Truth
Encourage others to prove rightful Origins, themselves
Be sincere & Live by what you learn, share & Teach.
A fervent Chinese cultured Empathist, amateur sinologist & Assimililator
We only ever have partial ownership of other's Traditions
Did garden Scholars put commercial activity inside their garden Walls?
Is not the name for Chinese miniature landscapes - gardens & penjing?
As a youth at the 1965 Gold Rush Centenary in Central Otago, New Zealand
Concern must be Heart felt
Custodianship rightfully is for Keeps
Like the literati Scholars of old; we must follow a Virtuous Way of Life
A pragmatist of artistic principles for Adroit creation
Love & cherish landscapes created Forever, to be enjoyed
Don't just delineate reality likeness; let purity progress to Abstraction
Honour & Respect the past as it was Intended
Create & rightfully Represent it, now
Yuan & penjing are created for Future generations Appreciation.
Garden of the Master of Fishing Nets in Suzhou, World Heritage Committee - 28th Session
Energised & sinicized by belief
Uncompromising conviction and Humility of purpose
Selfless education of Purity of truths.
Are our practices geared towards & Organic in nature?
Are we conscious of managing Risks for ourselves & others?
Yesterday's protective methods are tomorrow's Challenges.
Knowledge, understanding & wisdom are Never finished
Keep seeking the Obscure Mystique
Adapt your ways as you Learn
Keep trying to find out what originally, incited it; and interpret Chinese philosophy & literati art.