We have no idea at this stage how long this is going to last. There is a lot of talk, but nothing is definite. And how are we all coping with this? You have the choice of letting it drive you around the bend, or just bending with it. However, we are learning some amazing things if we have our eyes open. Read on.
Returning home meant having to dispose of quite a lot of goods of all kinds. Besides furniture and kitchen goods, there was also all my teaching materials. It all transpired in a way I could not have imagined. Read on.
When you know you have an assignment, and you love your work, it is very, very difficult to cease it. For several years I had used many different ways to get my visa to China. In April 2012 I received only a six month visa instead of the one year I had applied for. 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.