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... shell and closer to the audience in order to stop the sound from becoming too boomy. With plenty of time to rehearse this afternoon we felt comfortable by performance time and did the best concert of the tour to date.
We met the NZ Consulate General briefly after the concert and she spoke very kindly of our performance and was clearly proud to have representatives of New Zealand in her adopted city.
Guangzhou is a truly ginormous city – the 6th largest in the world with a population of just under 14 million. The density of the apartment living is quite astounding and we feel like we are in the REAL madness of China now. The only cities in China bigger than this are Beijing and Shanghai at 24,000,000 and 21,000,000 respectively. To round out ‘Chinese
Geography 101’, there are 101 cities in China that have a population ...
... to be a day of prep for the coming classes, of which no advice was
given. We were, so to speak, left to sink or swim without warning a flood was on
its way. I of course am exaggerating the point, but I think my feelings came
Anyways, lucky for me, our first few classes were introductory
ones. Easier said than done, I spend much time on PowerPoint, only to have
whatever listeners I had cheer and scream to the pictures I added. The ...
... the meal to be lacking. The beer on the other hand was surprisingly pleasant. There was a tasty ice tea beverage, of which I made sure to make the most of thanks to the open bar.
Later on, when we returned back to the flat, our group, which consisted of the seven foreign teachers living in my building I’ve noted earlier, decided for round two and headed out to the BBQ Street for snooker and more drinking. Both places where run down, but the fact gave it ...
... our liaison, Jason, he is a native teacher who has helped guide us misfit foreigners these last few days. A sociable guy who’ll always ready for a good time.
My third roommate, Leon, is an Englishman who just might be the biggest man in China. Standing 6’3, and a well-built frame from his life hobby of rowing, walking with Leon gives me security in the middle of the night.
Other foreign teachers living in our apartment building include a couple ...