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... pest. One morning, I woke up with so many bites, I might as well have had the chicken pox! In England, my mum and I always have a joke going about who gets bitten first when the hot weather starts, well mum, I think I have won this year by quite a considerable distance. Susan has given me some Chinese medicine spray which does work to an extent but its not the nicest of smells, especially when I am about to fall asleep.
The return of the mosquitoes is, ...
... brings me rather nicely onto the subject of this entry, the hash run. I mentioned in the past entry that I was part of an organisation, known as the "Hunan Hash House Harriers", a group that organizes fun runs with alcohol ("we are a drinking club with a running problem") around Changsha and hopefully Hunan in the future. As a group, we decided that the Yuelu Mountain should be the location for our inaugural event. As the "Hare" for this event, it was my job to ...
... nightmare. If there was a Grade I would avoid like the plague on an open day, it would be Grade 2. Grade 1 I have cracked by using lots of coloring sheets and songs. Grades 3 - 5 I cracked with a school house points system which rewards correct answers with points. But with Grade 2, no matter what I try, I can't seem to work out the best way of teaching them effectively. Fortunately for me, I was allowed to choose which Grade 2 class I would like to teach. At first viewing, this ...
... had to do was turn up and follow the plans set. The first class was one 28 year old man called Allen. I had never taught one on one up till now and I have never taught someone older than me so it was a weird experience but I think I did okay. The second class was four 23 year old girls and being my father's son, I confess that I think I spent more time flirting than teaching (They were flirting in English so I was teaching ... honest).
... with embarrassment (know I know why my dad pretends to flirt with my teachers at parents evenings). I spent the rest of the day, signing autographs for my students and posing for photos taken by my parents (much like a school nativity).
The following weekend, most of our group went off to Yi Yan (a town about 1 1/2 hours away to the north) to visit two friends of ours from the Beijing training course. I was invited but as this was the weekend before my ...