I was lucky enough to visit an art gallery here in Xiamen.
It was a quiet sanctuary of beauty and peace, complete with indoor plants, parrot and pond.
The paintings were exquisitely technical and classically masterful.
Lily's friend has the enviable job of writing poems for the new paintings that come in, and showing all the rich buyers round.
She treated us to some flower tea shown off beautifully in a glass teapot.