The Journey Back to China

Getting off the plane was a relief; we had been blessed with sitting in front of a massive plonker whilst in the air. The man behind my husband insisted on sticking his big fat clown feet all the way under the chair as far as they could possibly go, so that when my husband peered … Continue reading The Journey Back to China

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Cambodia? Man, you kidding me

After an evening imposing on my brother in law, and a morning spent making sure that lessons were all up and running online, it was time to head to Hong Kong Airport. An hour in an Uber (hour one in a face-mask) just under 2 hours at the airport (now 3 hours in a face-mask) … Continue reading Cambodia? Man, you kidding me

Boarding Day Out – OCT East Theme Park

That everlasting joy of a school trip to a theme park. I remember the days of sitting on a school bus to Alton Towers or some such place and singing along to classics such as: “Found a peanut..."  or the more violent (and hilarious)  lyrics of the song that begins: “I found an old stocking, … Continue reading Boarding Day Out – OCT East Theme Park

A Time to Think

Even the most mundane of activities, out here in China, can be filled with a sense of wonder. Sometimes you just need to look for the positives, and take a moment to appreciate the environment and everything good in your life, instead of dwelling on the things you can’t change.  People that know me, know … Continue reading A Time to Think