Just a quick note to say that none of us here are missing the incredible cold snap that seems to be taking over BC this week. The days are sunny and cool but still only wearing our light jackets by the middle of the day. The kids are still playing basketball outside at lunch time so that sort of says it all!
I had to upload this little comic strip that one of my Grade 10s did about me! The whole "mei you wen ti" thing has become an institution in my classes here and Mandy has turned it into a cartoon! She is an incredible little artist and is going to produce one little comic strip each week. I told her I would turn them into a book for her when she has enough completed.
You can see a larger, more readable version of the cartoon at .
After teaching many years in Canada, I moved to China in 2007 for a different experience. Teaching a few more years, and seeing a bit more of the world at the same time, seemed like a better idea than retiring. I am now in my fourth year at Wuhan Maple Leaf International School where I teach Mathematics and am head of the Math Department. An avid motorcyclist (over 60, 000km of North American road trips during the last five summers), I now ride a Chang Jiang 750cc sidecar bike here in Wuhan. This blog was started to keep our friends and family informed about our adventures. I hope anyone ... full info