September 2006

Sunglow Filipino band left :-(

Now, call me starved of good live music, but on Friday night at Sunglow I discovered a very listenable Fillipino band* has been playing there nightly for the…

Shantou Tkd Tournament Sep 06

Tkd tournament on Sunday 17th!  In Shantou, Dongxia Sportsground, Baihua Rd.  新力量跆拳道,东夏运动场,百花路  Morning and aft.  I’m an umpire, which stresses me out slightly as was presented with the rules…

Sunglow party

I know it’s a bit late to broadcast it to the world but it seems to be a big event in the expat community, people keep texting and…

Wendy’s baby

Congratulations to Wendy Chen, on the birth of her first baby! Born at 8斤(1斤=0.5kg), I’m not surprised she was enormous the week before he was born. A boy,…

My hamster

Well in case anyone has ever wondered, you can buy hamsters in Shantou. This is mine. You buy them, along with guineapigs, rabbits, a variety of birds and…

School term starts

The new school term has started.  All the kids are back to school… 1 Sept sharp.

Chaoshan Snacks

Hey so we got our new teachers (nearly lost one, but he was bright enough to make his own way into town). Last week we took them for…