Tag Archives: China

China – The Stories of the One Child Policy

We in “the west” had all heard about the One Child Policy of China which was introduced in 1979, and continued on until 2015/6.   The reality is that the rest of the world felt it was a good decision … Continue reading

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Thinking of China and the Year of the Rooster

China is celebrating The Year of the Rooster. This time last year I was in China.  It was to attend a wedding.  Sadly the marriage didn’t last long, and my dear friend is single again.  But it was an amazing … Continue reading

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Let’s Do Ballroom Dancing

Ballroom Dancing – Why don’t we do it now? Once upon a time…………….I feel I should start this post with these four words.   I  recall events of a long time ago.  When I was born, it was a time that … Continue reading

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Review of the Year of 2016

The year of  2016 is almost at an end – and it has been a big year for me. This is a brief review of a busy year. Review of 2016 In 2015 I was lucky enough to be invited … Continue reading

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The Gender Imbalance in China

As my readers may know, I lived in China for a short time and I read a lot about issues in China.  I came across this article today.  It brought a smile to my face.  I am not surprised. When … Continue reading

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Questions I Am Asked about China

The subject that I  am most questioned about is my life in China.  How did I get to teach in China? It is a question I find easy to answer.  In 2007 I started doing a course on teaching English … Continue reading

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UBC – Day 14 – Catching Up

UBC – Ultimate log Challenge and I am days behind.  I have a plan to do some catching up.   In part it is because the info comes from the USA, and they are so many hours behind Australia.  So … Continue reading

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China – Some Photos of My Last Trip

China – my friends would expect me to post photos of some of my adventures to China. I have been fortunate to make about 6 trips to China from Australia.  The first in 2008 to teach English at Yuexiu University, … Continue reading

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Ahh, The Coat Factory

Back in 2010 when I met the students Rita and Mandy, I had no idea what the future held.  I was on staff of the Yuexiu University of Foreign Languages in Shaoxing, China, and with help from some friends in … Continue reading

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Ooops. No Posts.

OK, I have been told.  Again and again actually.  I try to do too much and then don’t manage to do all on my massive To Do List. My last post was about my first day in China, in December … Continue reading

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