Category Archives: Britain

Home Sweet Home

After missing Christmas in London last year, it’s great to be back home to enjoy time with the family once again. As usual, I’m binging on all the food that’s hard to find back in Shanghai after being deprived for … Continue reading

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Speak Mandarin Or No Job (At Body Shop)

I take it you’ve all read my latest food blog post regarding the amazing deals from M1NT Cellars? Okay then. Let’s get on with today’s I Love China post. I read that Zoe Churchman, a 19 year old English girl … Continue reading

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Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead

I sometimes write about some of the odd and weird behaviour I’ve observed here in China, but let’s not forget that China doesn’t have the monopoly on idiotic behaviour. I was somewhat shocked to read about the death of Britain’s … Continue reading

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Caturday In Devon

This is Alfie. He belongs to my university lecturer who has retired and now lives in Topsham (population  5,023) in Devon in the south west of England (near Exeter), a lovely part of the country I grew up in but … Continue reading

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Bosideng Goes Global

I was looking for the pub at the top of London’s South Molton street last week, as it’s always nice to drop by for a pub lunch to give tired feet a break from shopping. Imagine my surprise when I … Continue reading

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Thank You London, It’s Been Emotional

Well that’s it, it’s all over. But what an amazing two weeks. I may be biased, but I think the games were a huge success in the end. I don’t mean Team GB’s amazing results – 3rd behind USA and … Continue reading

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WoAi’s Second Event

Following the table tennis last week, I went along yesterday to the 02 Arena to watch artistic gymnastics. The session included the final of the men’s rings, womens uneven bars and the men’s vault.

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GB Gold Rush

Well things are happening far too quickly for me to keep up with everything on the blog, but after a slow start, team GB are now storming ahead with medals flooding in. The men’s and women’s team pursuit cycling was … Continue reading

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WoAi’s First Event

It’s over a year since I applied for tickets for the London games and Wednesday was finally the time for the first event, table tennis at ExCel. I went along with Mrs WoAi senior, I believe her first Olympics (my … Continue reading

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We Are Family

It’s not just the Olympics I’m here for. I really miss hanging out with family so it’s so great to catch up with my niece and nephew pictured here waiting patiently for uncle WoAi to do some clothes shopping at … Continue reading

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