Lidu Huayuan Minzu Hotel
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... I met Lisa at 2, but no daughter - she had already started school for the day. We went to a private school that Lisa teaches at in the weekends, where children were having English lessons. Forty 8-11 year olds were crammed into a classroom, and eager to see the foreigner. I spent over an hour there, talking and listening to them, and having our photos taken.
The students at the high school start school at 6am, and finish at 9.40pm, with a ...
... a pastry that is covered in white chocolate were on the menu, along with about 20 other things. The beiju bottles were beautiful - white vases with blue handpainted flowers on them. I asked what would happen to the bottles at the end of the evening, and was told they would be thrown out. So now I have two beautiful blue and white vases.
So much for having a quiet day at home. These parent interviews, I can do! Much better than how we do it in NZ.
It has been a busy week, as the Grade 2 student's application forms to USA universities need to be finished. Some students are applying for five unis, so there are many forms, and they also need to write about themselves. It sounds simple, but with their limited English, it isn't. Hopefully we will have everything sorted early next week.
We were called to a meeting this week with city officials. They wanted to know about what we were doing, and whether we were being ...
So to go out, I have a choice between my polar bear trousers (very thick fake fur on the inside), my knee pads (real long fur on the inside), my bumblebee suit (named as such because it is black on the outside, and bright yellow and fluffy on the inside - made from the same stuff as your lovely warm cuddly dressing gown. It has a long sleeved top and trousers), my lined hat, ...
... say that snow is a week or two away.
Luckily, our apartment is warm, and so are our classrooms, so we are very lucky. I thought that the Chinese wore those guards over their faces due to air pollution - I now know that they wear them to keep their faces warm. I think I'll be buying one soon.
Oh - and my hat - my beautiful green hat that Lynda made me before we left. I love it, but ...
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