Meetings, meetings and other such things

Christmas has been and gone, and New Year is nearly here! In terms of gifts, as ever I was very lucky. I got a cool Doctor Who 'Gallifrey University' hoodie; three books by famous British comedians, a mug, a little notebook, socks (always useful), some Christmas novelty items, and some chocolate. The Christmas meal was …

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Christmas in Beijing – 圣诞快乐 (Happy Christmas)

Christmas is almost upon us. 'Tis the season and all that! China is officially an atheist country but you still see many shops decorating  their windows with 'Merry Christmas' messages and Christmas trees up. My school has kindly given all the foreign teachers the day off, despite the fact it is a normal school day …

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