Monthly Archives: January 2016

Holiday Time in Beijing! Take 1

Here in China there is one big festival – Chinese New Year – and lots of smaller festivals that may or may not rate a day off.  For school children and their teachers, there is about a month of vacation … Continue reading

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Faith mixed with Porridge

Over at my other blog, https://oneyearoneweekonepound.wordpress.com/ I wrote about visiting the Lama Temple here in Beijing.  It was the La Ba Festival and the monks were busy making and dishing a special porridge to all who came and waited in the … Continue reading

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Coming to China?

Things you might want to bring with you if you are coming to teach English! Continue reading

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Happy New Year from Beijing!

It’s kind of fun to post some pictures from Christmas  here in Beijing.  Life is so different in so many ways, that even four months into the journey, I am still processing the changes in my life. I was quite … Continue reading

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