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... because her attitude had changed slightly. He had basically swayed her by telling her that there was so much to do if she gave it chance and that he would drive (40-50 minutes) whenever she wanted and he would take her to the places she could not reach by herself. That’s great in theory but we all saw how busy Bruce was and it would never happen, we were by nothing so we would always be calling him! Unfortunately Ruby is younger than us and I don’t think she has ...
... the car, in
and out of shops and police stations it’s even worse- we got soaked. First stop
was to go and get a sim card. Now, you would think it’s easy to get a sim card
… Not in China. I thought Bruce would take us to the nearest mobile phone shop
or supermarket like we would in the UK, instead he took us on a 40 minute car
journey to a university campus where the equivalent of the UK’s fresher’s week
was happening. So ...
... would be much better for primary grades – so I
may be teaching younger children. I really have no idea and probably won’t find
out until the day I start (we don’t know yet when that is either!! This is
China!!). We were given one piece of information though, on September 1st
(Subject to change) the school will hold an opening ceremony where the three
foreign teachers (Myself, Ruby and Kirsty) will be introduced to the students
... that actually feels like more than a wooden crate. It’s like 5* luxury compared to what we had accommodation wise the last 11 nights!
We met the couple that were already at the hotel, I didn’t really catch their names, they were from America and had been in China a year already after working in Korea for 4 years but they were so unsociable and couldn’t understand us let alone want to interact with us. They came to the barbecue with ...
... and, sure enough, I was grabbed out of the crowd à la Courtney Cox and pulled onto a boat and whisked away.
Once I got to the back of the stage, they put me into a traditional gown and tried to give me instructions as to what I had to do (they didn't speak English and I don't speak Chinese)
There was a lot of gesturing and pointing, but soon enough I was centre stage taking part in a marriage ceremony in front of 300-400 Chinese people.