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... then came and shouted at me in Chinese and I removed it holding my hands up to say, where then? She was an angry lady who glared at me with her face full of exaggerated make up. Her husband was silent but pointed to a luggage rack where there was also no room. I again held my hands up and he assisted to move a suitcase, making room for my bag. My 'thank you' fell on deaf ears!
For the entire rest of the trip I was laughed at and ...
New country, new experiences, new travelmate, means: a new blog! Sorry it took a while before posting about or first adventures here in China. It has been a crazy, fantastic and manic experience up to now. We have done/seen allready so much, that it is impossible to tell you all about our experiences. The stupidest thing for sure was missing our train from Beijing to Xi'an, but we were so lucky ...
... there were some seriously good things coming out of the practice rooms with kids making breakthroughs and it is very exciting! We hope to continue that progress each and every day in rehearsal so that we can put on a great concert! Keep up the good work kids!
... being invented in Japan ("empty orchestra", doncha know) the Chinese bloody love karaoke. (Who doesn’t, I hear you cry. Right on.) When we karaoke in the UK, it’s usually in pubs, where a book gets passed around one night a week, you pick a song, and then you drunkenly totter to the front of the pub and warble some Robbie Williams track into the mic. Everyone makes an utter fool of themselves and swears furiously to never sing in public ...
... I wanted to do was sit down and relax a bit. Xuesong (who always knew when I was exhausted) supported me in saying, "Let's just go to Starbucks for some coffee." So we went to Starbucks, which really was very classy—a two-level building, with some prime seats on the balcony outside. (We didn't sit there, though, as they were occupied.) We sat at a picnic-style table outside the building (but still partly covered.) Qinger had some green drink, ...
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