Monthly Archives: April 2011

Countryside

The running here in Xining is surprisingly excellent. Most of the time. Let’s make that Excellent (with conditions, see below, the author is not in any way liable for any injury (physical or psychological) or damage caused by above statement). … Continue reading

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One year

Today marks one year since the Yushu Earthquake. Our school commemorated the event by making all the students come to school even earlier than usual and stand in formation on the concrete slab outside my apartment building. As a freezing … Continue reading

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Unexpected things

For one, a vacation. Though I knew that last weekend would be a long one, the occasion being 清明节 (the Day of Clear Brightness/Bright Clearness, usually translated in English as Tomb-Sweeping Day), I was told that I’d have to teach … Continue reading

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