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This is a small hillock in the south of Nanjing where legend has it that an young monk named Yunguang started preaching and raindrops fell from the heavens and rested as agate stones on the ground.
It later became an execution ground for the Nationalists when Nanjing became their capital in 1927 and it is alleged that 100,000 communists, intellectuals and peasants were murdered here by the Kuomintang.
... This was all over the media for at least a week, and friends and family called to check on us. Hundreds died, including many firefighters and rescuers who were killed in a second explosion. Another huge tragedy.
Also during the week Lochie had his first China sleepover at Jules’ house, and I braved a coffee frappe from Star Bucks. It was yummy but bizarre as it was full of jelly balls. I have been told to look ...
... ice skating! This was in a local shopping plaza. Lots of fun, and the twins first time on ice. I can’t believe we were skating in t-shirts!
Thursday was my last Chinese lesson before summer hols. My teacher gave me a gift – a stone seal stamp with my name carved into the base. I’m not sure of his intention; perhaps he wants to retain my business when I return? Anyway – it was a lovely gift.
Today was ...
... does many inappropriate things, he is an effective Chinese teacher and is also keen to help me function in Nanjing e.g. suggests places to visit with the kids, helps me with movie times etc. I am learning so much about the English language whilst learning Mandarin. Did you know that we get ON a train, bus or plane, but we get IN a car? In Chinese, you get ‘on’ a car. The English language is so complex and I am enjoying analyzing it and ...
... to start up a class for kids at our clubhouse. My kids went along on Monday after school to give it a try. The style was more ‘traditional’ than what we’ve been learning in Australia. The teacher spoke minimal English and had adult-like expectations of the kids. Sam didn’t appreciate the change, but the twins weren’t put off and were keen to continue on.
Tuesday was stormy ...