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... races, but overall, I thought the competitions fell flat to the singing and dancing we had the day before. Overall, a poor showing on the gym teacher’s part.
Mike and Zb Dinner
Before going out to eat, Mike and Zb took a visit to my school to check out my work area and what I’ve been up to these last 3 months. I did not give them the grand tour, saving that for Friday. I believed they were impressed, as was I when I first saw the school, ...
... though because one of the dishes was a huge plate of Singapore style noodles to share between six of us. No one else really wanted any and so he was diligently working his way through the lot. He didn't finish them because we ran out of time and had to leave....I don't think he is over the disappointment yet lol.
We had another boat ride after lunch, this time on small fishing vessels which barely looked sea worthy. ...
... but said they'd have to get the lens I wanted from the warehouse. After a long wait it became clear that they didn't have the lens but didn't want to lose face by saying so. They recommended a different lens but the price seemed very steep so we left. We had a similar experience at a few other shops where they either left us sitting around while they looked for the lens or tried to sell me something else. Meanwhile Angela ...
... take 2 months. When I said 2 months passed, she said she couldn't help me because I didn't have a tracking number, which they didn't offer. It's not surprising, really, if you see the office in person. There's no organization--nothing's separated, and boxes and letters are strewn about. They dig and dig for packages (sometimes the recipient also helping), and guys will just carry wheelbarrows full of stuff and dump it on a pile. They don't have computers, just a big sheet ...
Friday January 3rd.
Another sunny hazy day with a predicted high of 22.
Despite the two of being stricken with viral URTIs the weather had been beautiful.
Libby was now starting to improve, while Barry was a little worse.
This was the agreed day to go to Tsim Sha Tsui to pick up the painting reproduction of the photo of Libby's father, so we set off after coffee at Cova.
Barry also was to pick up his sunglasses from ...