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... terminal. We grabbed a McDonald's (still not that good, even when you crave it) and boarded our train to Changsha. While at the station, I visited the Ladies' Room. For all of you who have been to China, even though this train station was built 4 years ago, it has "squattty pottys." Luckily, I was prepared. But it still didn't go well, and I'll just leave it at that.
The trip to Changsha was by ...
... 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 ...
... the head of Hunan University along with the other foreign teachers attached to the University in some form. This was pleasant enough, especially when a Swiss Biology teacher named Lucas brought along home made Christmas cookies which were heavenly.