So I arrived in Kyoto and was in need of some R&R. A former student of mine, Lianhua, lived and studied here and many months previously we had agreed that ...
Out and about in Dalian climbing Dàhēishān (大黑山), devouring a BBQ and singing Karaoke with my students.
I’ve had Stella, and all her accompanying gear now for a few months, but haven’t had the time to really put her to the test. Hence I decided the 4 days I have off for National Day was the perfect chance. I wanted to test out the weight of the bike fully loaded, and test […]
It’s been a year today since I arrived in Dalian. As when I returned from 11 months in Africa I have to ask where the time has gone? It doesn’t seem a minute ago that I was touching down and nervously being thrown into teach my first class. Since then through the months I have […]
I’ve not been posting on here recently mainly due to the fact that I’ve not been up to that much. I am in the routine of normal life so chances to escape prison, disease and just general chaos have been few and far between. However Monday proved to re-ignite some feelings of being on the […]
So I was reminded recently by a blogging friend (Maria from Latin Abroad - If you’ve not checked out her blog.. Please do!) that I haiven’t written a post for ages.. I’d been thinking the same myself for a while… While I have no solid excuses, I’ll just be honest and say I’ve been lazy! Truth is […]
So it’s that day of the year that Australian’s love so much! Such a shame it has fallen on a Sunday this year though! No public holiday on Monday? So, apart from getting completely plastered with your family and friends, just what is Australia day about? I was actually a little unsure. That being said […]