I've been "off air" for a while as my computer has been playing up. I'm not sure what it is - but in the end I've bought a new one! And still struggling with some things that I have decided must be associated with the "system" here.
In any case I am back on line, with more features available to me with this computer than with the other one. Still some challenges though. For a start, negotiating getting the computer with non-English speaking salesmen was a challange in itself, and it took me 6 and a half hours to pick it up. And I need to take it back for some adjustments.
But at least I can do some things, and I've got a pile of stories and photos so there's plenty to do.
This weekend is May holiday weekend, and we have four days off. I am going to Shanghai with two other English teachers from Australia, so expect to have a busy time. No great plans - just to look and learn a bit more about that part of the country.
So afte my lessons tomorrow (Wednesday) I will make a hasty retreat and get to the bus station in time for our bus to Shanghai with my new suitcase - just a little one that will beuseful for such a short trip. We are due back in Shaoxing on Friday evening, so will have another two days of rest. Sounds great to me.