I realise that I have much neglected this blog over the past 8 months, but as my time in China comes to an end, I am prompted to take a step back and appreciate what an adventure it has been! With just 2 weeks to go, exams are done, goodbyes have been said, and teaching has all but stopped. The weeks seem to pass with … Continue reading Leaving China
Having woken up to a message from school informing me that all classes would be cancelled today due to the arrival of Typhoon Haima, I finally have the time to write the posts I have been neglecting. We have been warned against going outside, so it’s just me and my laptop for the next 12 hours – or until the power goes down. 5 years … Continue reading Golden week (and why you should avoid it!)
If these four weeks are any indication of how fast the year is going to go by, then I had better warn you all now that a second year may be on the cards. I had a lovely first week exploring Foshan with my little sis; seeing the sights, introducing her to my new friends, and discovering some interesting dishes (including barbecued oysters and an … Continue reading Four weeks in Foshan
Summary of my 2 week TEFL training course in Beijing Continue reading A Baptism of Fire: My First 2 Weeks in Beijing
I don’t really know where to begin, since my last post I have been cramming in all the skiing I have had time for and suddenly I find myself at the official end of my year abroad and the start of my ridiculously long summer holidays! I still feel like I have only just got going and already lots of my friends have packed up … Continue reading Summer officially begins!
I know, yet again I have neglected my blog for well over a month but I have finally gathered the motivation to remember what I have been up to over the past weeks and write them all down. This month-and-a-bits events starts and end with visits from Jonny and lots of skiing. Amongst 3 great days skiing in les Deux Alpes and les 7 Laux on … Continue reading Things that happened in February and March
Where to start?! I have been back in Grenoble nearly 2 weeks now and have been trying my best to pack as much in as possible as I start to realise how little time I have left before I have to go back to the real world. 😦 I had the best 3 weeks at home over Christmas, enjoying multiple christmas parties, of course my … Continue reading I’m back in chilly Grenobes!