Explanation and Schedule Change

I'm very sorry about the extreme absence. My one instance of sickness created a domino effect where I had to play catch up to make my monthly budget but I didn't wait long enough to recover so I ended up burning out again. Then, in trying to do enough work so I could save up … Continue reading Explanation and Schedule Change



I'm sorry! I had a relapse when I pulled an all-nighter to finish a freelance job... And I crashed... I overestimated my stamina in thinking that I could play catch up on both my freelance work and translations and only affected you guys more. I will have to take a few days off so I … Continue reading Relapse

Great Tang Idyll – v1-c044

Thereby Comes Peasant Loyalty Idler’s Note: My first chapter upon my recovery! I will be doing my best to make up for the chapters that I missed while I was out feeling poorly. Please bear with me as I try to get back into the rhythm of things. Also, I had a brain fart that … Continue reading Great Tang Idyll – v1-c044

Regular schedule resuming Wednesday

Thank you for your patience! I will be able to resume the regular release schedule starting on Wednesday. I was feeling rather badly so I couldn't do both my freelance work and translation during that time. I will try to make up for the chapters that I missed while I was away ASAP. I just … Continue reading Regular schedule resuming Wednesday

Great Tang Idyll – v1-c043

The Sound of Firecrackers For A New Year Eve Idler’s Note: The title of the chapter likely has some wordplay since it is “Bian Pao Sheng Sheng Yi Sui Chu” (鞭炮聲聲一歲除) with “Sui Chu” (歲除) being another way to refer to Chinese New Year’s Eve while “Yi Sui” (一歲) can possibly mean either “one year … Continue reading Great Tang Idyll – v1-c043

Great Tang Idyll – v1-c042

People Are Buying Astronomically Priced Cucumbers Idler’s Note: This is an extra chapter that was generously sponsored by Jacques L. and Alex T. so please thank them for their contribution and making this chapter possible! Thank you so much! If you are interested in helping me out so I can devote more time out of … Continue reading Great Tang Idyll – v1-c042

Great Tang Idyll – v1-c041

Selling Vegetables By The County Seat’s Entrance Idler’s Note: First post of the month! I’m toying with making a Discord channel but I don’t know if it would be useful or needed. What do you guys think? Also, I will be clearing out the chapter queue so keep your eyes peeled for an extra release … Continue reading Great Tang Idyll – v1-c041

Great Tang Idyll – v1-c040

Several Rounds of Consideration, Winter Has Already Cooled Idler’s Note: Whoo! I made it through this month without interruption to the overall release schedule of 3 chapters a week. Now, I don’t know about next month but I will certainly try to make sure I can keep coming out with more chapters regularly. However, my … Continue reading Great Tang Idyll – v1-c040

Great Tang Idyll – v1-c039

Give Cucumbers To The County Magistrate To Sell Idler’s Note: Sorry about the delay with the chapter! The freelance job I was doing took a bit longer than I expected to complete so I didn’t have as much spare time to devote to translation like I thought. We are nearly a third of the way … Continue reading Great Tang Idyll – v1-c039