Old Friends in the New World July 28th 2010 So here we are, July 2010. After seven odd months in tiny old Wallasey, north England, a bit of excitement. Seth & Melinda, our room mates from the days of living on Xizang Road in Shanghai, China, had invited us to spend some time with them in their home in New York. Clare and I looked at our budget and schedule (we would both be moving to Leeds in the September to start university courses) and d ... read more
North America » United States » New York » Long Beach Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Traveller. Old China Hand. Student. World Citizen. Geek.
I'm 25 years old, from the Wirral, near Liverpool, in northwest England. I'm currently living in Taipei, Taiwan studying Mandarin Chinese.
I'm writing this blog for several reasons. It initially started as a way of keeping my friends and family back home updated on my experiences living in Shanghai, China in 2008/2009, but these days it seems to be a mix of news, opinions, history and musings. However, it is as much for me as it is for anyone else; I wanted to keep a record of everything I do, as although my... full info