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... I can't remember if I've mentioned anywhere that I've eaten loads of crabs since being in China, and this meal was no exception. Yum. We got back to the house in time for Serena's party to start on time. 2 of her friends came over, 1 of them being LuLu, the adorable boy who came over for Halloween and KTV a few weeks ago. The other is a school friend, and I recognise her face from when I've gone to pick Serena up, but I ...
... Host families were invited, but only mine and the ones from Hangzhou came along. There was a speech from the boss of Lopair, then a speech from the Lopair host, and then each family had to give a speech "sharing their cultural experience of having a foreigner in their house". During these speeches, the au pairs were told we could chat amongst ourselves. We all ended up moving over to the play area where the kids were and half whispering to each other, half playing ...
... which I'm yet to get a photo of is those long sticks, balanced on your shoulder, with a package either end. The other week I saw a couple get on the train with 1 of those and a person-tall bubble wrapped fan along with all their other junk. Needless to say they took up the whole vestibule area. The bus is also equally as bad, someone's binliner or box will take up the whole aisle or area near the door. And people aren't in any way apologetic when their stuff is in your way, or ...
... in their place. Even the house showed the differences between where the men spent time (much more elaborate furniture, libraries and in the front of the house where there was more light) and where the women might knit or do handiwork (definitely no reading and in the interior where there was no natural light). The windows in these homes were covered with silk screen paintings that added color and still allowed light to pass through.
We had a great ...
... seen one canal village, seen them all. I spent a lot of the day wandering in the gardens or watching the world go by at the riverside. One part that was different was the collection of museums detailing the lives of several local individuals that involved themselves in the revolutionary period of Chinas history, a big deal was made of their revolutionary efforts although as far as I could tell they did very little other than paint a few pictures.