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... sing a song or two and have a more lighthearted lesson. However, we just found out today that we will have a day or two off for the New Year; so that means I'm short on lessons to complete the tests. I was trying to discuss a way around this with the Head of English at Gubei Lu school (Miss Sour-face) when she suggested that I don't test the second half of the students at all. I told her that wasn't an option because ...
... English. They invited us to go to drink tea with them, and we walked along with them, but when they took us to an unmarked teahouse in a side street Paul said to me "It's a scam", and I agreed, so we made our excuses and left. Looking back it was obvious. They were keen to keep us talking, but didn't show any real interest in us. Their conversation was pretty random and their stories didn't add up.
Other than dodging ...
... was a bigger, older woman and then she started to dance around with bug-eyed lady. It was like a train wreck. We couldn't take our eyes off them. It's not that they were bad but it was just so random and oddly entertaining.
Finally we found the boats and I hid the rabbit under the counter in fear that we couldn't take a boat if we had one. I let Andrea drive and I was in control of taking pictures, holding the rabbit, and enjoying the ride. We went in a big ...
... The pot had a spicy side and a mild side and both were unbelievably delicious. We took turns dumping trays of thin strips of lamb and beef, shrimp, crab, fish, robins eggs, lettuce, cabbage, white carrots, potatoes and breads into the pot as we fished through the cloudy water with chopsticks for bits of anything cooked. We each had a little bowl dipping sauce, but the steaming food straight from the pot was perfectly delicious on its own. The ...
... to punch Adam in the face over a dispute that I never really understood. We got our cabs, headed back to campus, and crashed like a plane over Britain circa 1940’s.
It was truly an unforgettable experience, one that helped me rediscover who I am when my inhibitions melt away. It showed me who I am when I’m more concerned about how I feel rather than how I look, and helped me discover some of my truest potential. My ...
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