Dong Shan Hotel
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This evening's concert was most definitely the musical highlight of the tour. The Opera House as you will have seen in yesterday's post was beautiful and worthy of its significant reputation. The audiences here are clearly knowledgeable and responded in an unfailingly positive way to our programme.
The acoustic in the Opera House is the most live that the band has played in, so much so that we had to move out of ...
... a concert this evening in one of the Opera House studio theatres. The band were in the audience and it was fantastic to see them perform from in front rather than from behind! Their programme was a fabulous mix of performance, audience interaction and demonstrations of Maori Culture. (See photos).
In the photos you will see a picture of an angry taxi driver. On 10 occasions today groups of us have been refused rides in cabs back to our hotel ...
... my most difficult only because these kids really haven’t any
background to the language and I’m tasked to teach them from the ground up.
Where on the flip side, it looks as though most of the class will be dedicated
to games. Easy peasy.
As far as Grade 6 English, on one hand, the kids are able to
pick up things much quicker. Howbeit, the drawback with wit is that it comes
some cheekiness. Granted, most of the kids are able and ...
... the meal to be lacking. The beer on the other hand was surprisingly pleasant. There was a tasty ice tea beverage, of which I made sure to make the most of thanks to the open bar.
Later on, when we returned back to the flat, our group, which consisted of the seven foreign teachers living in my building I’ve noted earlier, decided for round two and headed out to the BBQ Street for snooker and more drinking. Both places where run down, but the fact gave it ...
... our liaison, Jason, he is a native teacher who has helped guide us misfit foreigners these last few days. A sociable guy who’ll always ready for a good time.
My third roommate, Leon, is an Englishman who just might be the biggest man in China. Standing 6’3, and a well-built frame from his life hobby of rowing, walking with Leon gives me security in the middle of the night.
Other foreign teachers living in our apartment building include a couple ...