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... to need to be told what to do, in china they use more common sense. For instance I’m governed by Regulations, Best Practices, Nation Standards as well as anything else Uniting care want to impose. This means that I have to follow at least 10 steps to change a nappy and don’t get me started on all that is involved in allowing children to play. ...
After heading back down we stopped at a local spot for lunch. There were no menus. After a brief discussion with Jason about foods we liked and disliked the servers brought us several plates of various chicken, beef, and pork dishes as well as rice and noodles. All tasted very good, and we could not finish everything. The restaurant was beside a local Cloisonne factory so we popped in for a quick tour. This local craft is very labor intensive ...
This morning, I got up and decided to wear my H&M cardigan and my red scarf from the Silk Market. My fashion choice made me feel like I was being myself again. I was happy to finally express myself again.
For breakfast, I went to get a sandwich from the vendor outside my dorm. I was proud of myself for communicating with the cook in Chinese. She understood me.
Then, I went to the basement lounge to study for my dictation ...
... are enormous
The Memorial Hall..housing Chairman Mao's body
laying in a crystal coffin . also the National Museum of China built in 2003 (
it has many many artifacts, books etc etc illustrating the long & glorious
history of China from 1,700,000 years ago to 1921.. when the last emperor
lefthrone) and the China National Congress Hall (circa 1959).. all massive in
name and also in ...
... I may go back for some of more of this untraditional Chinese treatment.
A NIGHT OUT ON THE TOWN
One of the great things about teaching here in Beijing is that there is a tight expat community and at my school in particular, small pockets of friendships emerge. To celebrate the 40th birthday of my new friend Annie from the Philippines, my Aussie friend Kyle and our British friend from Yorkshire, Richard, and I went to the Solana ...