Motel 168 (Changsha Xindaxin)
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... it was great and so they kept coming up to us asking questions and pulling us around the ice. As they got less and less shy, they started picking up the surface ice and squashing it into balls, and so a mini "snow fight" ensued (the highlight being Laura throwing a snowball at a kid, it missed and hit a parent watching at the door). Afterwards we went to one of our favorite local bars and had a few drinks. I mentioned in a previous blog that we rarely buy drinks when we ...
... get up and circulate around the room, chatting in small groups. I'm tapped on the shoulder frequently to join in toasts and pose for pictures.
One of my favorite conversations of the evening is with a student who had surprised me during the first day introductions with his BBC-accented English. He tells me that ...
... thoughtful, illuminating, hilarious, and often deeply moving.
And the progress the professors showed in their ability to involve their colleagues in learning activities? Stellar! Many showed significant movement away from " stand and deliver" lectures; and ...
... dedicates. It didn't hurt as he obviously wasn't to strong but it was still a shock. Off course everyone around me (even the Chinese) were laughing hysterically. Looking back now, it was quite funny I suppose and now I have typed this, I doubt I will live it down so instead I will sign off (will be writing more blogs over the next few days the lack of blogs has been due mostly to a furry arrival. More on him next time).
From your Stupid Boy,
... alcohol for me and a lot of sore heads the following day).
However though, because of the strong drinking culture this develops, very few Chinese people dance in clubs, they drink and smoke all night (smoking isn't banned in bars and clubs here) so when we go to clubs, they are usually packed but the dance floor is nearly always empty. Off course we head straight for the dance floor which often results in us inadvertently putting on a dance show for our hosts or (if they ...