It’s the time of the year when bloggers do the wrap-up posts and I might as well join the gang. As a teacher I tend to think of things not so much in years, but
I wrote awhile ago that I had recently rediscovered the joys of a good massage. You don’t go for the comfort factor, most massages in China are the pressure-point style ones and must be endured,
As it’s the winter holiday, and Christmas, a lot of my students and friends are asking me if I’m going home. When I say no, they ask me “Do you miss home?” And honestly, it’s
Last night my little hairdresser told me a funny joke. But to understand it you have to know a little about China. You see, in China, some old people scam people by falling down, and
There’s not much Christmas traditions here in China. Restaurants leave up Christmas trees and decorations all year long, and it’s not strange to hear a Christmas song any time of the year in rotation with
So there is a new PSA making its rounds around chinese social media these days. It’s a PSA supporting the LGBT community and it’s well done. (Youtube video. If you in China, check out the
At the beginning of the semester, 2 of my senior students told me that they had class with one of the other foreign teachers. I was suprised by this because the foreign teacher, Jenny from
I’ve written about some funny things my students have said recently, but what about my teacher? Almost everyday I take Chinese class and some funny stuff goes down in class, albeit not intentional at times.
Looks like I spoke too soon about the beautiful weather. (Perhaps I jinxed it?) Not even one day after I wrote that blog post the weather changed from crisp, clear and beautiful to foggy.
China’s famous for fakes and fake money is a huge problem. Every store has a little “money checking” machines that they run 100 rmb notes through to make sure they’re real, but I didn’t know