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.