Popular at home, parks or at the office, the 毽子 is a feather puck (as shown below) and forms part of a very popular activity in China. Usually played in groups of 2 or more (though you can play by yourself too if you want)...the aim is to keep the puck in the air as long as possible while passing it around from one person to another only by hitting it up with your foot.
At Alibaba Group in Hangzhou, we usually play with it after lunch to burn off all the calories. Great fun.
The weather's similar to the UK...miserably cold (slightly humid), cloudy...just different way-point to the east of the longitude!
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