Nǎlǐ shì wǒ de jiā? The Double Life of an Ex-Pat(ish)

I was nervous to return home after being away for two years (not including two actual trips I made that combined were less than one weeks time) I was returning as a visitor, and subconsciously was not ready to face the prospect that I would potentially be a spectator in my own home. An outsider,…

YuanZueiShan; What Teachers Do When You Are Taking Exams

Last week, before the long weekend, was mid-terms week. Teachers love mid-terms days because we get a schedule of tests to “invigilate”, and if you aren’t scheduled you don’t have to be at school (You don’t get paid of course, but it can’t be an absolutely perfect world right? Only an almost perfect one). With…