Also in China, but a number of years later.
This happened one Sunday morning after church. I was with my friend, wheeling our bicycles down the narrow lane to the main road. We were part of the crowd of about 600 people. Then I glanced him, out of the side of my eyes. Read on.
The Foreigners working in China would get together and organise their own church meetings. This was allowed by the authorities, as long as no Chinese Nationals attended. Thus the Passport check at the door. Read on.
We have just had an election. Polls were close but gave the opposition a better chance than the incumbents. In the end the result was a surprise. Read on.
I settled into my new unit and felt safe and secure. Still settling into our culture after all those years in China, I was still quite stressed, but over the months and years, that all came good. And then … Read on.
After spending many years in China, I was amazed at how difficult it was to obtain affordable housing upon my return home. This was a serious problem for a person whose income would be the pension. Read on.
There’s this constant nagging thought “I need some winter socks.” There are many shops around and I often looked, but I could not find what I really wanted, to be comfortable and warm. Read on.
It was May. There were two students who came to my flat to ask so many questions. And that was the day that I learned about my own inadequacies. Read on.