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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.
Last week and this coming week are ‘planning and preparation’ weeks for staff and are a ‘soft start’. Both are 4-day weeks (2 days off in lieu of an upcoming Chinese public hol) with 9am starts. I was exhausted after last week. I’m not looking forward to 7.30am starts, and neither are the kids! At the moment they are coming to school with me every day and playing on the computers or ...
... a birthday tea. Sam stayed at school to perform in the senior production of Grease. As I had seen the dress rehearsal with the Reception kids that morning, we had planned for Steve to go and watch Sam after he returned from Chongqing. Unfortunately Steve’s flight was delayed and he didn’t make it back in time. I felt sooooo guilty that no one was at school to watch Sam’s performance, and I couldn’t leave as I had 5 small people to ...
... 8217; so I gave him brief instructions for the afternoon. Zhang then contacted me to let me know the replacement driver had no idea what I was asking him. Grrrrr. We managed for the 3 days by texting and translating on mobiles.
Wednesday, a German lady in ML invited me to lunch. She was emptying her fridge and freezer before her long summer vacation, and wanted to do a big cook up. 13 expats (ML school Mums) from different countries came together for ...
... 8217;s or low 30’s every day, and low 20s every night. I haven’t carried a jacket or coat with me for ages. We’ve had some rain, which has been particularly heavy at the end of the month. May has had many partly-clear skies (patches of blue) and only a couple of high pollution days (the pollution has dwindled by lunch time).
Monday hit 32 degrees. It was 25 degrees at 8am in the morning! ...