Shanshui Grand Hotel
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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.
... The first week was orientation for the new staff to Nanjing. We learnt about school ethos, policies and procedures, sorted out work visas and bank accounts, completed another medical (not so scary second time around), and had a few social meals. As I have been here for a few months, there were some events I did not need to attend (such as using the subway and visiting supermarkets and Ikea) so this was not a full-time week for me. The ...
... 26 as a 'Bad China Day’!
Saturday June 27th was Emma and Lochie’s 8th birthday. We gave them iPod Touches (bought in Oz), but I felt pretty miserable that I hadn’t organized a cake or any friends or activities for the day. Amazingly, when our driver arrived for the day, he came to the door with a huge birthday cake complete with candles and disposable cake cutter, spoons and plates. Wow – that was ...
... 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! ...