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This is a small hillock in the south of Nanjing where legend has it that an young monk named Yunguang started preaching and raindrops fell from the heavens and rested as agate stones on the ground.
It later became an execution ground for the Nationalists when Nanjing became their capital in 1927 and it is alleged that 100,000 communists, intellectuals and peasants were murdered here by the Kuomintang.
I have begun using my elliptical trainer daily, as I have come back from Australia at my heaviest (too much yummy food), and Steve is cycling (at 5.30am) with his Ford colleagues most mornings. In fact, yesterday morning he rode 44kms. He was wrecked for the rest of the day, but at least his fitness and health are improving (or so his Apple watch tells him).
Last weekend we booked our October holiday for Chinese ...
... 26 as a 'Bad China Day’!
Saturday June 27th was Emma and Lochie’s 8th birthday. We gave them iPod Touches (bought in Oz), but I felt pretty miserable that I hadn’t organized a cake or any friends or activities for the day. Amazingly, when our driver arrived for the day, he came to the door with a huge birthday cake complete with candles and disposable cake cutter, spoons and plates. Wow – that was ...
... conversations with my teacher. I am also amazed how precisely he speaks when using English. I am improving my English whilst learning Mandarin.
Saturday we had a family social night at school. The primary kids had a glow disco while parents drank and socialized, and then we had a BBQ tea and a movie (Paddington Bear) outdoors on the footy pitch. Lots of alcohol was sold and consumed – not something you’d see at school functions in ...
... rain and flash flooding. Evian Valley (an expat compound on the other side of town) copped huge flooding and many homes similar to ours had their basement flooded. A Melbourne Ford family, who were still in the process of unpacking their house, had water damage to moving boxes, a couch, kids toys, a treadmill, and other electronic equipment (see photo). If that was me, I think I’d be coming home. Luckily, our ...