China

Summer Reads About China

It’s summer, the season of reading, and I thought I’d recommend a few books you can bring with you on your travels. Now these book recommendations are for newbies about China. If you are a China enthusist you have probably read all of these long ago, but if you haven’t, Read more…

By Becky, ago
China

F&$% You, Chinese!

Summer’s officially arrived and what am I doing everyday?! Studying for the HSK level 5 Chinese test. And not just studying but studying my ass off. I’ve never studied for something like this, and frankly it’s pissing me off. I’m not the most academically gifted student, never have been. I’ve Read more…

By Becky, ago
Writing

1 Year = 100 Books

Remember, awhile ago I said that I was keeping track of my reading for a year? Well, now that years over, let’s see how I did. Grand total: 100 books. Pretty amazing eh? Remember this was not a contest or a goal. I just wanted to record my normal, daily Read more…

By Becky, ago
China

This Explains a Few Things

You might have noticed I’ve been a little light on the blog posts lately. I typically average 3 posts a week, but for several weeks I’ve only managed a paltry 2. That’s because I’m busy. Crazy busy. This is the busiest semester I’ve had since coming to China. And I’m Read more…

By Becky, ago