China National Day, October 1st 2014

This Wednesday 1st October, China National Day is celebrated across the whole of China. As a historically very patriotic country, a ‘National Day’ has long been part of Chinese culture, but in ancient times the date tended to commemorate either the birth date or ascension of an Emperor. Nowadays, the date celebrates the end of...read on

Posted on 01-10-2014 by Kerry - 0 Comments.

Megan in South Africa: Time to say goodbye!

The last week of school was really emotional. Saying goodbye was much harder than I ever expected. After two months, I was really attached to my class and loved every single one of them; even the ones who were really hard work. My last lesson, on number ordering, went really well. In these two months...read on

Posted on 30-09-2014 by Kerry - 0 Comments.

Tara in South Africa – Spring is here!

The highlights of this week have been an evening at karaoke (South Africans take it way more seriously than Brits) and spending an afternoon surfing at Muizenberg (until the Shark flag made an appearance). South Africans are crazy – if a shark is spotted everyone comes out the water for 10 minutes, then heads back in....read on

Posted on 26-09-2014 by Kerry - 0 Comments.

Clemmie in China – Coming to the end of my 6 month Internship

As our placement comes to an end, we’ve had to make decisions about the next stage of our journey and I thought it was easiest to let everyone know what I’m doing by putting it all down here. So here it goes! When I came to China I never imagined that I’d enjoy teaching so...read on

Posted on 25-09-2014 by Kerry - 0 Comments.

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