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Taizhou Bilingual – The end is nigh

Taizhou Bilingual – The end is nigh

All things… Having found my new apartment in my new estate to be a step in the wrong direction, it was a stroke of luck that the school decided they didn’t wish to continue my contract. Having lived in the place for 2 weeks, it’s still got no TV and I’m confined to one room, in which I sit and watch the internet. Not what the contract says, I’m supposed to be provided with a TV (minimum requirement for dealing…

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Stolen bike #1

Stolen bike #1

Bought it from Auchan last weekend. Bought a lock and chain for it. Rode it to school for 1 week. Today, locked it up in front of supermarket in the center of town. In broad daylight. Came back after about an hour. It was gone. After all the mudgards and chains, it cost about 1,400 RMB or about £150. Rang my contact from the school and informed her. She came down, which was nice, and made out a report with…

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Taizhou town

Taizhou town

So… Went to see the film Interstellar last night. Took a cycle down to the local cinema. Spitting Chinese Girl gave me a free drink. There were a lot of spitting Chinese. One guy was even spitting in the cinema. They used to do this in Shanghai, except they never used to spit. They would make a noise to get a reaction. Obviously, the Chinese round here are not that evolved, they go the whole hog. Even people in uniforms…

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