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Nov 21, 2017 - Hu family house warming celebration in Foshan.
Today was to be a long day, and we were planning to leave at 10am, to go to Foshan for a house warming at the boys' cousin's new house. She is their father's brother's daughter, and her husband and her have a small furniture factory in Foshan. I had woken up early enough to get most of what I need for my stay at Peter's house into a suitcase. I am hoping to be able to get Hardy to collect it when we get back from Foshan, and dropped off with me, at Peter's house. The boys picked me up at the college at 10am, and we headed up the road to...Jump to full entry
Nov 21, 2017 - Li Shui Queen's Gardens
We were heading out of town, and I was quite surprised that we would travel such a distance for such a short event, but simply accepted that this is China!! But we pulled up at a car park, and I was thinking we were stopping for a toilet break! But, no, I was wrong. We had arrived at Li Shui Queen's Gardens, on the far outskirts of Foshan city. I was feeling really lost, as I had no idea what we were doing, until I found a sign over the gate, and then a mural on the wall, introducing the layout of the place! It is a huge place, with...Jump to full entry
Nov 24, 2007 - To FoShan for a haircut, and to visit Carmen
I had intended to get up earlier, and get down to the bus station by 10.30, but, surprise, surprise, I did not make it that early. I got there around 11.50, and bought a ticket to FoShan, for a departure of 12.30. So, off I went to visit Carmen and to get a haircut and colour. It took around one and a half hours to get to FoShan, and on the trip I did some knitting, making a start on the scarf that I am knitting for Xiao Hong, for her trip to Shandong Province, for their wedding party. It will be very cold there, with snow to see. It will...Jump to full entry