Monthly Archives: December 2012

Happiness is…

The stark realisation that my Christmas dinner is going to look something like this: Christmas dinner 2012 ….and then finding these:   To my family, although we are celebrating it across 4 different continents this year, I can still feel … Continue reading

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China Giveth and (almost immediately) China Taketh Away.

So here is a snapshot of a typical day in China. This morning I had three classes to teach back to back. The first two are Grade 4 and they are reasonably intelligent so those classes are always enjoyable. The … Continue reading

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Gay Pride

A few weekends ago a couple of the foreign teachers and I took a trip across the border for the Gay Pride Parade. We arrived at the checkpoint extremely early, determined to beat the queues decked out in sequined skirts … Continue reading

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