It seemed like a good idea at the time but… TIC

(Ed. note: be sure to go right to the bottom and check out the link) Way back in basketball season, sometime in early March, we hosted another BC offshore school and got to chatting with the principal who invited us to bring our kids to a “fun” badminton tournament, tba.  Early in April, we got anContinue reading “It seemed like a good idea at the time but… TIC”

Every Blog Must Have a Title, Martin 3 or The Great Wall and Final Thoughts On China

(Ed. note: First of all, in the last post I missed this photo which Lynne and Martin had commented on  “ Tomorrow, on to the Great Wall. How many bricks do you think there are in a wall 5,600 kilometers long, sixty feet high and sixteen feet wide? And for thelife of me I can’tContinue reading “Every Blog Must Have a Title, Martin 3 or The Great Wall and Final Thoughts On China”

Every Blog Must have a Title, Martin #2

(Ed. note: Okay so after having been scolded by both Lynne (“Bossy”) and Terry (“You sure wrote a lot”), I will make no further comments on the guest blogs.) Now that we have verified that Geoff knows the meaning of the word final, on with the blog! Passing through the Main Gate of the ForbiddenContinue reading “Every Blog Must have a Title, Martin #2”

Every Blog Must Have a Title, Martin

This week’s blog is the final guest posting by Lynne and Martin detailing the end of their adventures in China, now that we have fully recovered on our return to Canada. (Ed. note: Contrary to the above statement, this is NOT the final blog from Lynne and Martin. They still have to tell you about theContinue reading “Every Blog Must Have a Title, Martin”

Wasup in de ‘hood – and udder places

BIG happenings in our neighbourhood this week. The Planting Our apartment is in Phase II of Spring Source and they have just finished up the building and selling of Phase III. I must say that they do things right here in China. They landscape every complex in order to make them both attractive and environmentally friendlyContinue reading “Wasup in de ‘hood – and udder places”

Tales from Xian, Xi’an or Sian – Take your pick (She Ann): Day 1

Well, we have seen the warriors and returned home to write about it – eventually. First of all, though, we had many Chinese adventures (Ed. Note: Henceforth these will be referred to as TICTIT – This is China This is True – thanks to Martin). Terry and Geoff’s flight got off to the usual one hourContinue reading “Tales from Xian, Xi’an or Sian – Take your pick (She Ann): Day 1”