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... But it's gradually become more natural to speak English again. As for getting up to speed with new words and phrases, I think the only one I'll take with me is "pop-up shop" (in my day, we just called it a market and weren't too fussy about whether it was temporary or permanent). Seems to be popping up all over the shop (sigh). Oh, and maybe a less savoury one that my old uni friend taught me but that I think I'll have to censor here. Although ...
... I keep having to double take at people. I need sleep. I walk up to my departure gate a few hours early to discover the chairs up there don't have arm rests so I can lay out across them :-) why did I not walk up here sooner?! I manage about an hour laid down with my eyes shut(almost sleep but not quite). I've been in Hong Kong airport for 9 hours and now my flight's been delayed another hour. Another hour?! Listening to the Chinese ...
... centre has been gentrified beyond repair, Hillsborough is more like the Sheffield I remember from the early to mid 90s.
I make my way to the indoor shopping centre for lunch, where I find a fantastic, old-fashioned greasy spoon caff called Shoppers Rest, which probably hasn't updated its menu since the 1970s. My southern/Swenglish accent makes me stick out like a sore thumb here but the staff are friendly ...
... strong biner. The 30kN Boa is the – yes, and you’ve guessed it – ‘Grandaddy’’ of lockers'.
It has impressive gate closed strength and is robust enough to cope with the toughest of rigging scenarios. And yet, because it has an I-Beam construction, it is still impressively light.
... br> Stem ends bend in every direction, easy to wear and good hold when worn with helmet, beanie or simply
Lateral protection against harsh sunlight
Maximum protection in extreme conditions against harsh sunlight
Rapid activation: the lenses darken quickly to category 4