Vienna Hotel(Dongguan Houjie Avenue)
Travel Blogs from Dongguan
... super-cool (not!) heat reflecting umbrella with me from now on.
On the work front I had a pretty positive appraisal last week, and we get a new DOS (teachers boss) starting after Dragon boat festival next week, so am hoping that things will improve. We are still short of 3 foreign teachers, and everyone has really heavy workloads as a result. Apparently there will be a new intake of teachers next month, in time to help with summer school over Jul and Aug.
As you may expect, days like Mother's Day and birthdays can be a bit tough when you are 5000 km away from the people you love, and 1 of the local teachers in particular realised this and invited me out to dinner with her and 2 of the other local staff.
The 3 of them all live in the area known as university city - it is on its own island, and has several (I think they said 10) universities located there. It is considered to be THE place to go to uni in the province and was finished ...
... but they somehow had figured out the rest!
At that point, I figured I had should probably change roles with them otherwise my boss might see there was no need for me to be there! Next time I want leave, I might suggest that the girls take the class. And man, they were great on discipline - we have monkey that climbs a tree when they are good, and they managed that perfectly too!
Re the flashcards - the vocab last night was food: ...
... years. This increases their vulnerability to depression, mental instability or criminal activities.
I would volunteer in Maoning city, which locates in western Guangdong. There are half a million left-behind children in the city. Because of poverty, some of the schools cannot afford desks for the children, and some of the children could not afford school bags. They take books to schools in hands, and the books are so old that the pages start ...
... this year is a wide range of heavy rains and strong convection simultaneously hit Guangdong. The main reason is due to the recent warm and humid southern China by the strong southwesterly flow control, providing a stable energy and water vapor, with frequent small stocks weak cold air southward, Guangdong frequent cold air over the intersection. At the same time, enhance air convection movement will lead to the phenomenon of thunderstorms in parts.
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