I am an English Teacher

I usually try to post weekly by Wednesdays but this week I’ve been feeling really uninspired I was just going to skip last week entirely. I’m not sure why I’ve been feeling this way, I suppose stresses about fitting in here, adjusting quickly enough and work pressures have all combined to just make me feel […]

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Happy Holi

I’m excited to write this story. It’s a good one. It’s fun. The day started very early for a Sunday, my alarm woke me up around 6, enough time to get up, get ready, and get across the city in time to catch the bus to the beach. I had had to go to Shenzhen […]

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Red Flower Lake

Last Sunday I took myself on an adventure. I needed to get out of the city and into the greenery of nature. I’d heard lots of good things about the lakes that surround Huizhou. As I’d already visited West Lake, I started planning a trip to Red Flower Lake. I spent a large part of […]

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Initial Expectations – China

What was I expecting before I moved to China? To be honest not that much, partly due to feeling entirely overwhelmed by the whole situation and partly because I had absolutely no idea what to expect. But now that I’ve been here a week I thought I’d reflect on what’s happened so far; what made […]

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