Monthly Archives: October 2012

If only everyday was beach day

Last weekend the other foreign teachers and I went on a fantastic adventure. The kind I never thought would happen whilst living in China. I had naively only imagined smoggy crowded cities interspersed with tacky tourist traps clogged with coach-loads … Continue reading

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The Great Escape

Soon after I arrived and after we had signed the contract my school decided to inform me of a certain ‘rule’ they have. No teachers are allowed to leave school premises between 7.50 am and 5 pm. This is in … Continue reading

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Big in Japan

I’m into the second week of work after my holiday and my post-holiday glow has definitely disappeared. It vanished so brutally that I was shack-bound with some mystery illness for 3 days last week. I’m sure it took one look … Continue reading

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That Shenzhen Birthday Feeling

That Shenzhen Birthday Feeling

Birthday surprises from the Shenzhen guys.

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The Shack’s Redemption

Now, I am convinced that my school is quite poor in comparison to the other schools that the other British Council foreign teachers have been posted in. I have based this on three things. Firstly, the quality of accommodation, the … Continue reading

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