Dragons, Horses, Security Guards and Noodles June 27th 2011 Dragon Boat Racing has been going on in China since 250BC, although it took Xiangyang a little while to catch on and they started their own race here last year. Despite this, I have been told that Dragon Boat Racing started here in Hubei Province, but I get the impression that this may be a bit like the way half of the coffee shops in Edinburgh claim to be the one where JK Rowling wrote Harry Pott ... read more
Asia » China » Hubei » Xiangfan 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
I am 26 and have recently left my job in Leeds as an Analyst in William Hill's Security Department to go and work with kids in Costa Rica for a bit. I have visited places from Saudi Arabia to Australia and Canada to Whitby but never Latin America so it will be an experience if nothing else.
Outside of this stuff I like football (Everton), live comedy, radio and horror films and dislike eggs, marmite and wasps.... full info