Cassie

Despite being soaking (with sweat, not rain, ewww!), I gained another fan in the Metro on the way back…

“Cassie” just wants to practise speaking English with any foreigner she sees.

Being in China sometimes felt like being a celebrity.  I assumed it was because I am British / white.  But Maribel had a few of her own theories (which I won’t share here).… Read more...

Claire

Claire had asked to meet up, so in the evening I joined her and Ana for dinner.  It was lovely to catch up with them again (especially Claire, because I had already seen Ana in Beijing :p  ).

We talked for a long while, even after Ana had left for her hour-long journey home, but I can’t really remember what we talked about now, which is sad, because I feel perhaps that means it wasn’t of much importance :'(

When we parted, I headed to the metro thinking I had enough time to catch the last one, but it turned out I was too late – it seems my app had the wrong times.… Read more...