School NYE celebration December 31st 2009 Every year my school takes the afternoon off and everyone performs. The teachers and students sing, do skits, magic, and dance. Everyone watches and cheers.
I performed with the English teachers. We gave a Chinese version of the Nativity scene (complete with dancing) and sang Silent Night. The Chinese translation only changed the lyrics to "Round your virgin, mother and child," which wasn't ... read more
Asia » China » Guangdong » Shenzhen For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
After years of aimlessly plugging away 9 to 5, and having people continuously ask me what I really want to do with my life (while offering some good and not so good suggestions), I've taken a bold step in this adventure called life, and I'm teaching English in Asia. I started out in Shenzhen, China, moved on to Guangzhou, and now I'm in Bangkok, Thailand. I also travel around Asia and enjoy sharing those stories as well.
This is not an undertaking for just anyone, as my friends assure me. I documented the ups and downs of my preparations and now my actual experi... full info