Monthly Archives: September 2007

Interlaken – China

Interlaken – China! Yes, I know the address is slightly off, but it happens to be a new theme park here in Shenzhen, China. We had a trip out there for the first time yesterday, we were, going to go … Continue reading

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No Car Day.

No Car Day Today is No Car day in this city. Or so it says. It does not seem that way so far, it is Sunday and we have had several traffic jams outside at the junction near the flat. … Continue reading

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Learning Chinese

Learning Chinese Now when I was younger, I didn’t find learning a language too difficult, mainly because they were of the European variety or as I was in the RAF, languages like Arabic from Aden were not widely used except … Continue reading

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Fender Bender

Fender Bender Today, Rose went for a drive on her own, she has been a few times now, with confidence starting to grow slowly. I sat at home on the computer, as usual, and then received a phone call. “I’ve … Continue reading

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A Quite Stroll in the Park

A Quiet Stroll in the Park Today we decided on a long walk, our nearest park is about a couple of miles away along traffic filled roads and under a flyover. We got there and purchased a drink for the … Continue reading

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Morning Chorus

Morning Chorus. I was awoken at the ungodly hour of 7.30am today (ungodly for us retired folk!) by the sound of singing; I was still quite groggy from sleep and couldn’t quite make out what the hell it was, or … Continue reading

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Water and Electricity

Water and Electricity don’t mix! Today, as part of the building maintenance programme, we had the outside walls washed with high pressure hoses, wielded by little men hanging from ropes outside the building. Remember this is a 32 story building, … Continue reading

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