Great Tang Idyll – v1-c049 Announcement + Update

Ugh, this is the seriously delayed chapter. I am still figuring out the infrastructure of the new site so I am releasing it on here first. I will continue fighting to free up time and energy to do my translations although they will still be rather sporadic for now because of my situation. I am … Continue reading Great Tang Idyll – v1-c049 Announcement + Update

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Great Tang Idyll – v1-c048

The Great Fair Has Xu Si At The Lead Idler’s Note: I have a faint outline of a plan of action to avoid becoming homeless. I will be doing my best to resume regular updates while I scramble to pull everything together for this. Sorry for all of the melodrama! Disclaimer: This translation is by … Continue reading Great Tang Idyll – v1-c048

Great Tang Idyll – v1-c047

Transplanting Cucumbers To The County Seat Idler’s Note: I am translating the honorific you as “the respected you” from now on since I think the editorial aside is probably distracting while reading. But let me know if there is a better suggestion or if you prefer it not be changed. I am also considering the … Continue reading Great Tang Idyll – v1-c047

Great Tang Idyll – v1-c046

Firecrackers Resound Again At The Restaurant Idler’s Note: I have made some adjustments to some of the terminology and phrasing in my translations but the edits should be self explanatory. However, one change I made that I should point out is that instead of using yamen [govt. offices] as the name for the physical offices … Continue reading Great Tang Idyll – v1-c046

Great Tang Idyll – v1-c045

Taking In Four Dogs In Front Of The General Store Idler’s Note: Again, I apologize for the long absence. I don’t want to keep giving excuses because in the end, it doesn’t change the fact that I didn’t end up releasing anything for a long time. But in case anyone is interested for the explanation … Continue reading Great Tang Idyll – v1-c045

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

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