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... love Beijing so much. It is just TBC that I don't care about anymore. TBC annoys me with its strict attendance policy; they make a huge fuss about a professor required to do a make up class if he cancels class. Being forced to do a makeup takes time away from me seeing things.
After I expressed all of this to my friend, he suggested that I should take a year off after my time in China. I told him that I couldn't. Studying in China for a ...
... his way out of his tomb right now in front of us and I wouldn't give a ****" Point taken, tea and beer and sitting down inside ensues. 3 o'clock and the wind is freezing cold :( Onwards to pottery/museum of porcelain which contains a **** load of Ming vases. They're awesome and we got more snappedy-snap-snaps. We've taken 1500 pictures between us in a week, which is nearly as many as I've taken on this phone ever. I think that means you're getting about 1 in 6 or 7 ...
... called the Princess building because it housed ten-thousands female students. They explained that Chinese students are expected to live with the same people in the same room for their four years.
We saw the library for American students and it was stunning. All the furniture are antiques.
For our lunch break, Jennifer and Constance took us to a spicy restaurant. The food was very delicious and reminded me of home a lot.
One thing that stood ...
... in the Red Army around Tiananmen look like boys; the Chinese people are generally kind and helpful; I saw very few Westerners as it is an off season for tourism; don't try the pig intestines.
That's it for now. I am waiting at the airport for Rob to fly in from Qingdao and then we catch an all night flight to Istanbul. There will not be much sleep for the next couple days.
... stadium, the Birds Nest. I'll let him do the match report on that!!
The Aussie drinks were fun, a few glasses of vino & a good crowd, went with Ray from work but also knew quite a few people there, as well as meeting some new people.
Saturday was a chilled out morning, then I had a massage - only a cheapy backstreet one, which we're still not too sure about which ones include 'extras'!! This one was ok, so I left Andy in the garden ...
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