A Canadian in Town #1: a tour of Nottingham

So the end of the summer is where the fun started. Well, as part of the excitement for the year that is to come.  My friend Michael who is from Montreal, Canada, came to the UK to visit for two weeks. We met when we were both at Ningbo Nottingham University as part of our … Continue reading A Canadian in Town #1: a tour of Nottingham

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正月十五:fifteenth and final day of my ‘hóngbāo’ adventure

For my final one, I thought I'd make a video. I tried to keep it short but it is just over six minutes! (I apologise for any babbling or for talking too much.) For those who are looking at this blog page for the first time, this ‘hóngbāo’ adventure is a series of posts starting … Continue reading 正月十五:fifteenth and final day of my ‘hóngbāo’ adventure

初五: day five of my ‘hóngbāo’ adventure

If you want to start from the very beginning of the Chinese New Year... http://wp.me/p566Mh-C2   Today, the 12th February, is a cloudy and cold day in Nottingham so leaving the vicinity of my cost and warm bed to start the day at 7:30am felt like a challenge already. Nonetheless off to campus I went … Continue reading 初五: day five of my ‘hóngbāo’ adventure

Calgary Bound [December 2015]

Every week I scold myself for having not written a post on this blog for a very long time and I am glad I've finally had a moment to write something. The autumn semester of my final year has flown by and the brakes have long disappeared when I've wished it to slow down just … Continue reading Calgary Bound [December 2015]

Happy Sunday Everyone! 

Si el camino que sigues es difícil, es porque vas en la dirección correcta. If the path you follow is difficult, it's because you're going in the right direction. To start, a quote I found a year ago that has re-appeared and I just find it so fantastic, I had to share it again! So … Continue reading Happy Sunday Everyone! 

Au Pair #2: Four days feels like two weeks!

July 4th, 2014: Right now I’m sat at a mini kids Park where there are little attractions and rides (like go-karts) that the boys are going on. There is quite a chilly wind but it’s bearable as it is meant to be about 26°c right now! It’s been a busy few days since I arrived. … Continue reading Au Pair #2: Four days feels like two weeks!