Monthly Archives: February 2007

Speeding!

Speeding Fine! On arrival back home today, I received a speeding fine from our first trip to Shaoguan, for doing 85kph in a 70kph (50mph) zone, for all you UK motorists, I was fined 200 Yuan, that’s …. £15…. My … Continue reading

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Dr Zhou

Dr Zhou After our trip for the Chinese New year we were invited by one of the Doctors, Dr Lin and his family, to visit their family home in Shunde, which is around a 2hr drive from here near the … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year trip

Spring Festival Trip (Chinese New Year) Feb 17th, my birthday, now, despite some of what you may think are negative comments below, I did really enjoy the trip. We got up at the (to me) ungodly hour of 7.30am (I … Continue reading

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Spring Festival Flower Market

Spring Festival Flower Markets This started on the 13th Feb with large flower markets in various parts of the town, just in time for Valentines Day. We had one at the end of our main road; they locked off a … Continue reading

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Shaoguan – The Nightmare Begins

Shaoguan – the Nightmare Begins   We have just returned from a 3 day visit to the town of Shaoguan, I doubt any of you have heard of it, its about 5hrs drive from Shenzhen to the north of Guanzhuo, … Continue reading

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The Driving Lesson

The Driving Lesson I have just returned from a real nerve racking experience, if any of you have heard the Bob Newhart monologue called ‘The Driving Instructor’, well I have just been through that whole experience. I took Rose out … Continue reading

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