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9.10.19 再见中国

My time in China is swiftly coming to an end (32 days to be exact) and whilst I’m gutted to be leaving behind wonderful friends, kids and teacher, I am so fucking ready to get out.  The fact was - and still is - that my first boss fucked me over by sabotaging my application… Continue reading 9.10.19 再见中国

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10.8.2018 (England pt.1)

What are the best kinds of family relationships, you ask? Well, it's the ones where your Dad says "Oh, Years & Years played live and were on the telly the other day so I recorded it for you", whilst you are wolfing down a Tikka Masala fish in the back of the car doing 80… Continue reading 10.8.2018 (England pt.1)

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10.7.2018

I feel all over the place. There are so many little unicycles of problems, thoughts, happenings that are making stupid circles round the edge of my mind and I don't know how to stop them. Unicycles are fucking annoying. Unicycle #1: It's only 28 days until I start to make my 20 hour journey back… Continue reading 10.7.2018

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16.2.2018

Today I learnt that my expectations of Chinese New Year were so high and in reality it's been pretty shit. However, today I met a bunch of people from 15 different countries. I've felt so lonely over these past couple of weeks (the word lonely is probably getting boring now considering I keep saying it… Continue reading 16.2.2018

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9.2.2018

It's the last full day of the school term before the little kindergarten beans finish for Chinese New Year and it's been a great one. They're currently recharging their batteries after an energetic morning at the discovery play centre across the road. We tended to poorly animals in the vet hospital; shopped for our groceries… Continue reading 9.2.2018

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5.2.18

It's the beginning of my third week at the school, Chinese New Year is just around the corner and you can feel it. Teachers and assistants are tapping their toes whilst glaring at the clock itching for the day to be through so that they can begin their festivities. Beijing is a working city, therefore… Continue reading 5.2.18

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26.1.18

Mood: reflective, settled, happy. It's 8:38am and I'm commuting to my workplace ready for my 4th day of observing and training. This isn't the 'second' original job I had it's a completely new 'out of the blue' one. These past 9 days have been fucking frustrating and disheartening. So, the last time I wrote to… Continue reading 26.1.18