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Haven't posted much recently. Life has been quite for the most part and I wanted to wait a bit to post something worthwhile rather than highlighting the weather’s worsening condition.
Last Tuesday, Gecko Lounge, a local foreign bar, held another pub quiz. Nathan, our Scotsman, hosted the quiz but I attended more serious matters. Rather than participate with my assigned team, I took on a different challenge, a pizza ...
... tranquility so close to the hustle and bustle outside it's gates.
We encounter a group of bird watchers around a pond..following the antics of a "kingfisher" type .. we too are mesmorised with it..
Over to the mayhem of China Plaza with it's 9 floors of various wares..just like our retail stores..much much more variety.. Each floor having many shops retailing the same products..as is the normal way in Asia
It's out on the streets we thrive ...
... 20% over their previous score and the group who hasn’t
practiced at all of course has not improved at all. But the group which only
visualised scoring hoops has also improved by 20% and without throwing a ball
in practice – quite amazing. So while I wait for Lisa I close my eyes and
imagine getting strikes; I do this for over twenty minutes. When she finally
arrives and we start playing, I put the visualisation into practice but I am
disappointed, I play ...
The sun greets us as we head out to explore Guangzhou ... a city of over 13 million people ,most employed in manufacturing/ wholesale-ing industry as HKong moved most of its manufacturing to here due to increasing labour costs. This city is only 120 kms north west of Hong Kong and only 110 kms to Macau.. making it accessible to all merchants. All the streets and footpaths have locals creating, assembling ,counting, boxing up ...
... even a "best of" airplane food? It all looks indistinguishable to me. ) And then got on my first flight to Guangzhou, China. I arrived there 14 hours later, with a 2 hour layover in the airport, just enough time for a few cigerettes in the "smoking room" ( more like a crammed and stinky smoking box, but hey, I can't really complain. ) and a few drinks and dim sum. Next plane ride, 7 hours to ...