It’s all about survival

It’s been seven days since we arrived in the Middle Kingdom. It still doesn’t feel quite real that we’re in another country. It’s easy to forget that you’re in China. In a much shorter amount of time than I anticipated, I’m used to the sounds of┬áChina – the sharp Mandarin language, horns beeping all theContinue reading “It’s all about survival”

7 Days to go…

Well, the time is here. Only one more week until I on the adventure of a lifetime in China. The main question I’ve been getting this week is ‘how are you feeling?’ It’s surprisingly hard to answer. As I said to someone today, I don’t think the realities of living overseas for a year willContinue reading “7 Days to go…”

ICS 2016: I’m going to Hangzhou!

I have just been told that next year I’ll be going to study in the beautiful lakeside city of Hangzhou, on the eastern seaboard side of China! To convince you all that you should come and visit me in sunny China, I thought I’d post some fun things about the “small city” of 2.5 millionContinue reading “ICS 2016: I’m going to Hangzhou!”