My most honourable friends, the time has come for me to wave sad goodbye as I depart from these shores. This week is most illustrious week for I, Tóngzhì Xiao Hóng Ma Lie will embark on journey of enlightenment and re-education in my adoptive motherland of China.
The gracious and wise authorities have seen fit to grant me permission and I just receive notification of my permit to visit XiZang where I spread joy and harmonious thoughts and great wisdom of Chinese nation.
My long march will begin on Saturday when I board peoples train to Lhasa and travel across most wonderful land of China for two days from great city of Shanghai to venerable city of Lhasa on roof of world.
I hope my most honourable friends will take time to share in my humble adventures.