Monthly Archives: June 2010

Living in China. June 29, 2010.

For the first time in 5 days, the sun was out this morning. About 10:00 I went out. It was very hot and the humidity was high from the rain. Sea came by to show me her new permanent wave. … Continue reading

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Living in China. June 28, 2010.

I pay for my WiFi by having it deducted automatically from a bank account. This morning I recharged that account. After entering the bank I had to wait 35 minutes for a teller. Once at a window I had to … Continue reading

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Living in China. June 27, 2010

It was drizzling this morning, but the rain stopped by 10:00. I decided to make my Sunday morning pilgrimage to Starbucks, about 20 blocks away. I hadn’t gone 4 blocks when the rain began again, but it wasn’t heavy and … Continue reading

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Living in China. June 26, 2010.

Rained again all day. This is a restaurant about 2 blocks from my house. It used to be a fish restaurant, but at the end of 2009 it closed and the building underwent an extensive renovation. In February it reopened as … Continue reading

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Living in China. June 25, 2010.

It rained all day. I spent must of the day in the Futian branch of the library reading English language periodicals. Later I ducked into a cafe close to my house for a stir fry for dinner. Sat there nearly … Continue reading

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Living in China. Thursday. June 24, 2010.

It was mostly cloudy today. I took advantage of the cooler weather to take a long walk. Here are a few random pictures of my neighborhood. Since it was a little cooler, I decided to have a pot of lotus … Continue reading

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Living in China. Wednesday. June 23, 2010.

Stormed early this morning. The electricity went out for about an hour. I unplugged everything and went back to bed. After it stopped raining two friends and I met in the Nanshan district where my friend June had opened a … Continue reading

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Living in China. June 22, 2010.

Another hot morning, but about 11:00 we had a tiny bit of rain, cooling it off a little. But after 5 minutes the sun came out causing extremely high heat and humidity. Went to the ATM about noon. Planned on … Continue reading

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Living in China. Monday. June 21, 2010.

Went to Fairylake Botanical Gardens yesterday. It it’s run by Buddhist monks and has a fairly large temple at the top of a mountain. After a long bus ride across the city, we arrived at the village where the park is located. … Continue reading

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Living in China. Sunday. June 21, 2010.

A group of 7 of us met for lunch. Then we went to Dameisha Beach on the outskirts of Shenzhen where we went para sailing. After the beach the women went to Dongmen shopping. The men went to CoCo Park where … Continue reading

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