Jinjiang Magnotel By MetroPolo Shanghai (Tongji University)
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Joining in with their fellow Canadian guests at school on Thursday, they participated in combined classes. The timetable for the
afternoon showing a formal gathering was on the agenda. Our girls dressed in their formal VYLTC blazers, looking their best for professional group photos to be taken. With the Ozzies and Canadians side by side, they all stood tall and proud. Their smiles sheer evidence of the pride they all feel being involved in ...
... mothers would do for their single sons/daughters, alright maybe i am thinking too much
... and when they make a mistake they are shouted at quite harshly.
At my friend Levon’s school, one kid in her class was writing too slowly for the TA’s liking and she clipped him roughly over the head and then whacked him on the bum.
I also teach a few ‘special’ kids; a couple of times when I’ve asked someone to answer the questions the other kids shout out ‘no, teacher, no! he can’t!’ And ...
... a bottle of Coke (4 RMB a piece) which, might I add, were room temperature. I think the Chinese have something against drinking cold drinks. I heard once that some Chinese even think it's unhealthy for you to drink cold drinks. Oh well, warm Coke is better than no drink (my school doesn't have drinks. I think the soup is supposed to be your drink).
After dinner, I sat down and wrote this blog. I think I'm ready for some dessert. So I'm going to go eat some ice cream. Until next time!
... it at night. End up a fair way along the river, but manage to find our way back to the Metro, and home for a well-earned rest. Can't decide whether we need dinner or not, as we had a large, late lunch, so settle for a drink and ice-cream from a local convenience store.
Wednesday 20th June Shanghai
Another bad night's sleep, interrupted by lots of coughing. We're flying out at 23.55 tonight. Check-out is at midday, which they ...
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