Mercure Teda Hotel
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Today we celebrate our 1 month anniversary here. It’s been interesting with its challenges. The last few days have been cooler(20C) and for us, much more comfortable. We actually had to close all our windows. Both of us are pretty much over our colds.
Last Thursday(19 Sep) was the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday so there was no school. To make it a long weekend for the students and teachers, Friday(20 Sep) was also a ...
... Me, not so good; I can only understand numbers most of the time and a few basic phrases. Now I’ve caught a cold.
We Skyped with our kids, daughter-in-law and grandson for the first time from China. It was wonderful to see our new grandson squirming in his dad’s arms. Technology is wonderful when it is working!
I’m not a cat person but the other day when we went out to buy some fruit at one of the local ...
As in North America, school here is in full swing now. Jenny has put in a week of teaching and although it is only 20 hours of classes a week, she is busy as there is prep time required for each class. She discovered that in addition to teaching English, she is required to teach 3 courses that she hadn't planned on; World Cultures, Canadian Culture and World Issues. The classes are small, numbering 4 – 7. Most ...
... there were over a million millionaires in China. It also reported that for every
known millionaire, there are probably another 2 unofficial millionaires. We have seen very few bicycles here that not so long ago were the transportation used by the masses.
Because much of the city was designed and built before cars were around in such large numbers, there is very little parking space so cars park on the sidewalks. Consequences of this are the ...
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