Tag: Simon

Friends, friends and even more friends

Friends, friends and even more friends

When you’re a career nomad like I am, you tend to up sticks and move around with some sort of regular frequency. While this …

 

One Walked Around The Bird’s Nest

One Walked Around The Bird’s Nest

I don’t know about you, but I definitely remember watching the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. From my home at that time of London. …

 

5 of 10,000 – Climbing and camping at the Great Wall

5 of 10,000 – Climbing and camping at the Great Wall

Most people who come to visit Beijing will make a trip to see the Great Wall. You probably spend an hour there, and climb …

 

A lot of doing… something?

A lot of doing… something?

Ok, at long last, here’s the sequel to my first post about the volunteering trip to Henan. If you haven’t read about the splendour …

 

16.5 hours to Henan (aka the perils of overnight trains in China)

16.5 hours to Henan (aka the perils of overnight trains in China)

Many apologies for the lack of posts of late. I blame them on my newfound willingness to study Chinese. Or it could also …