Jiabin Shishang Hotel
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Will and I spent the day in the Changchun centre with John Humphreys,
doing a lesson observation and then delivering a 'Reading Strategies'
professional development workshop at the end of the day. They are a
lovely staff up here - Greg, Jason, Simon, Brandon, Corinne, Michael,
Craig - and all got involved in the session.
... bag and Will bought a pink jacket and some T-shirts.
We came back to the Hotel and had a cup of tea and then wandered down the other road to a couple of parks, full of Chinese out singing and playing cards, and youngsters on bikes and blowing bubbles.
We walked down to the Shangri-La and had a cocktail. Came back to the hotel at 6.45pm for half an hour and then went over the road to our lovely restaurant again.
Our favourite little restaurant opposite the Noble Hotel in Changchun. The food in the north of China is very spicy and they make the most fantastic spicy chips! The staff are so friendly and it is always full of Chinese eating their meals. As we walked out the staff were preparing the ...
... Park, where Ron and I had a private Tai Chi lesson from a local teacher. Not so private, as it was in full view of all! The great thing about the park was how it was being used by people of all ages to exercise, by informal dancing, playing a game that looked like kicking a shuttlecock with your heel between 3 or 4 people, bat and ball games, or more formal exercise groups. Music and movement for the masses, all done so ...
... have complete free time to wander the city without the pressures of class work or teachers or the politics of the school. A lot of us are planning to go out and buy specific things (I plan on sniffing out chopsticks) and possibly trying out some traditional Chinese medicine. On the menu tonight is sushi as a celebratory dinner. By the way, sushi here is so much cheaper than in America and it's not super sketchy, either.
I have one more throwback ...