Zidongge Huatian Hotel
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... We all rallied together and despite being thousands of miles away from home, we made each other feel a lot better and that is what Christmas is about and much like those brave boys one hundred years ago, it was their friendship and comradery that got them through their darkest days. I am extremely lucky with my friends out here and I am very thankful to have them.
Have a splendid New Year and you will hear from me again in 2015.
From Your Stupid Boy Abroad,
... with embarrassment (know I know why my dad pretends to flirt with my teachers at parents evenings). I spent the rest of the day, signing autographs for my students and posing for photos taken by my parents (much like a school nativity).
The following weekend, most of our group went off to Yi Yan (a town about 1 1/2 hours away to the north) to visit two friends of ours from the Beijing training course. I was invited but as this was the weekend before my ...
... the professors be able to shift that dynamic when they return to their classrooms? When I go home to Canada, some of my favorite memories will be of the times we learned and laughed together.I can only hope that similar memories will sustain these professors as they push against ancient teaching and learning traditions in the years to come.
... while others delved into topics of personal interest.
As a class of 26 instructors, we had been giving our colleagues feedback before, during, and after class, and back at the hotel where we were all living .
As I reviewed the professors' ...
... picking oranges and dropping them down to me.
We kept pushing on through thick bushes until we came out in a cabbage patch in a rural village. Although I use the word village loosely. Roofs had caved in on the buildings, windows were cracked and doors off their hinges. Just when we thought this might be quite a picture, stray dogs appeared and proceeded to bark at us. We took this as a cue to go back through the bushes and find another way out. The ...