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And so time in Taiwan goes on

I have been studying Mandarin Chinese at Shida University’s Mandarin Training Center for two months now and I find it difficult to recollect my level of Chinese prior to the course, and therefore the progress that I have made.  That

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Back home

I’m back in the UK for a week to visit family and friends and I’m so cold.  Despite wrapping up warm with a scarf and gloves each time I venture outside it still feels like I’m plunging into a pool

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Olive Picking

It feels like I’ve been in Melbourne far longer than I have.  It feels a bit like a home from home, a comfortable place to spend some time.  Maybe it’s because we’re staying in our third place here in Melbourne. 

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Rejoining the Rat-race

When Marie and I arrived in Darwin less than two weeks ago I wasn’t sure what my plans were.  I knew that I needed to work soon otherwise my travels around Australia would come to an abrupt halt, but I

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Down on the Farm

For the last two weeks I have been working at Jonlin Mango Orchards doing odd bits of farming work and now the work is finished.  My bank balance has gone up rather than down and I have money to travel

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