Monthly Archives: November 2010
It’s not obvious, but there are definitely a few signs that Christmas is approaching here. At the mall there’s a big pile of dismembered Christmas tree bits which I assume at some point will be put up, and Walmart has … Continue reading
Have been trying to take my camera out a bit more recently, because I felt like I was missing some great pictures. Have still not got any great pictures, but here are a few I’ve taken in the meantime… flickr.com/greatwillofchina
Meant to put this up yesterday, but Chinese internet wasn’t playing nicely. Last night was the night that Em tutors Jack, so I decided to go along for dinner this time to keep her company. I’m so glad I did! … Continue reading
The Chinese name for a panda is xiong mao – literally “bear cat”. This is pretty awesome.
Had a very busy Saturday followed by a very relaxed Sunday, so a great weekend in all. One of the teachers at Em’s school, Mary, had invited us both to one of her friends’ flats to – you guessed it … Continue reading
I got roped into taking part in a competition (OK, I begged them to let me play) at the gym last night, which was pretty fun. I’ve been taking a Yes-attitude to everything in China so far, as clichéd as … Continue reading