March 2006

Taekwondo tournament

Well Yen has finally sent me my tournament pics from January 22. Here are some.

Queshi Island

A couple of weekends ago I went to Queshi. Now, before anyone puts a post on, I know Queshi isn’t an island, it’s only a river. But y’know,…

The Wine Cellar 名壮酒业

Was on my bike the other day and I came across a new wine bar, it’s called the Wine Cellar, it’s on the tree-lined avenue near LA Bar…

Shantou Survival Guide II

This chapter comes from my daytime students, who this week have been studying under the topic of ‘crossing cultures’. It’s quite difficult to think of things to suggest…

Korean bbq map

Map to find Korean barbeque, if you can make head or tail of it. I’ve not been yet, so can’t give any more information. (Click to see the…

Brazilian bbq

I recently had a comment that mentioned the Brazilian restaurant, I guess I should have said something before.  The Brazilian restaurant opened a couple of months ago and…

Maggie’s b’day

This is really nothing to do with how interesting Shantou is, but would just like to share that I had a really good night out at LA bar…

Chaoan temple

While we were at Henry’s farm (see Jieyang farm and tombstones) we went to the temple just down (up?) the road. It’s a very old temple, could probably…

Jieyang farm and tombstones

Well, it was my birthday on Sunday! What a great day! Last year was pretty crap coz at the time I still didn’t know very many people so…

Coffeehouse

Went out for COFFEE last night.  I don’t usually drink coffee, but my friend invited me for coffee and I hadn’t seen him in ages so off I…