Monthly Archives: February 2010

The weather

After our recent very cold spell it has now suddenly turned warm and summer seems to have been kick started into existence. The downside to this sudden rise in humidity and temperature is that due to the fact that our … Continue reading

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How to cook

I’ve had another go with our little gas oven again, regular readers will know I’ve not had great success with it as yet since they changed over the gas system to natural (what in China is natural may be up … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year and Valentines Day.

These two occasions rolled into one here in China today, mind you they also have another valentines day later in the year for some reason. Today I spent it in the traditional manner by going with friends to the local … Continue reading

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The Party

The day before yesterday we got invited to a dinner party, me thinking that this would be a normal dinner party at someone’s home was a little surprised to find that it was in a large restaurant. We were greeted … Continue reading

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Bloody waterworks

Does this happen to anyone else? every time that we go away and then come back home we have a problem of some sort with the water supply, last time it was the bathroom sink taps, this time its the … Continue reading

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The end of Oz

Well, we are now back in Shenzhen and we arrived home at 9.30am local time and left Cairns at 10.30am yesterday. We had a stop over of 5hrs in Melbourne and the airport was empty, for quite a while we … Continue reading

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17th Jan

Supposed to have been picked up by Rose’s friend today but seems she has blown us out, apparently she is waiting for furniture to be delivered, so we have not seen her today, Rose has never met her anyway, she … Continue reading

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