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Down to less than three weeks before returning home, things for me are getting sentimental. I've been making an effort to go out more and do what things I can, all in attempts to grasp what few days I have left. This latest blog highlights a few early good byes, some good Chinese BBQ, and my hand at fishing.
This past week I had what was my last class lessons with my kids. Granted, I will see them again, but these were some of the final opportunities to ...
... longer, than twenty years. As I’ve said before, I wish I would have started sooner.
Things that are back
Being here now for nine months, there are things that you notice come, go, and then come back again. And these past few weeks, I’ve seen such a transition. The following are things that, for better or worse, are back. Some not as good as others: duck sausage (yummy), cockroaches (L), coding, and the humidity. The humidity is the worst. ...
... It's times like this when I feel so lucky to live here! Then everyone arrived and we went for dinner and then to some pop-up bars which are common here. They are just bars on the street and you get a keg of beer for your table. Me and Andreas got involved in a dice game with some Chinese guys, it's a really common game here and really fun. Sunday just involved lots of sleeping as I hadn't been getting enough sleep for the last week or so - it was great to catch up!
April 5 is Qingmen festival day, and a public holiday, so we had a rare Sunday off.
I went across to Foshan with another NZ teacher who lives in NanGuoAoYuan (my complex) and we met up with David, who I taught with in Xi'an.
Zumiao Temple is an old temple by Guangdong standards, and was very impressive. Because it was Qingmen festival day, there were dragon dances and we happened to be there in time to see ...
... me home via his car. I took him up on the offer, tossing caution aside, and arrived home in less than 10 minutes finding my team mate lives just down the road from me.
Last weekend I was invited to a German dinner that I soon found out was a surprise birthday dinner thrown by a very close friend of mine. Little did I know, my friend used the opportunity for an early birthday surprise. Being I will be gone all next month, I was ...