It’s about time I did a bit of a life update, following the explosion of Covid-19 across the globe: I have come home. Something that I did not want to write anytime soon, only 9 weeks into what was supposed to be the adventure of a lifetime. How do I feel about this? Disappointed. Sad.Continue reading “LIFE ABROAD CUT SHORT: HOME FROM CHINA”
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UPDATE ON LIFE IN CHINA
Hi everyone, I’ve been receiving quite a lot of messages recently about life in China during the coronavirus epidemic, so I thought I’d post a little update now that it’s March (!!) and around 6 weeks since the whole situation blew up. For those who don’t know, I moved to China at the beginning ofContinue reading “UPDATE ON LIFE IN CHINA”
CORONAVIRUS: LIVING IN CHINA DURING AN EPIDEMIC
As most people know I arrived in China at the beginning of January, ready to spend a year teaching English, travelling, eating lots of noodles and soaking up Chinese culture. Cut to one month later and it isn’t exactly going as planned. What was supposed to be a week’s joyous holiday for Chinese New YearContinue reading “CORONAVIRUS: LIVING IN CHINA DURING AN EPIDEMIC”
MOVING INTO MY APARTMENT IN CHINA!
Moving abroad is crazy and scary and stressful and exciting all at once. Huge respect to anyone who has ever done it and not cried at least once a day over how difficult it is. Nothing was going to prepare me for this move to China, no matter how many blogs I read or howContinue reading “MOVING INTO MY APARTMENT IN CHINA!”
FIRST WEEK IN CHINA
Hello from China! I’m coming to the end of my second week here in South China and it has absolutely flown by. My first few days were spent in Guangzhou getting over the jet lag and meeting my fellow new recruits, and getting to know a bit about the company as well as the regionContinue reading “FIRST WEEK IN CHINA”
PACKING TO MOVE ABROAD FOR A YEAR
It’s officially one more sleep until I embark on the adventure of a lifetime: moving to China for 12 months! A whole year. Pretty much the entirety of 2020. Ahhhh! So with a glass of wine in hand, I thought I’d hop on here to give you nosey buggers a peek into my suitcase. AsContinue reading “PACKING TO MOVE ABROAD FOR A YEAR”
I’M MOVING TO CHINA?!
Huge life update: I’m moving to China. If it’s any consolation, I’m as shocked as you are. After a personal crisis and realisation that I need to spend some time on my own self improvement and future goals, I decided to apply for a few jobs abroad. Unfortunately my application to be one of Santa’sContinue reading “I’M MOVING TO CHINA?!”