Hey there! Long time no blog. Today I wanted to share some pictures of my neighborhood, as well as a bit about what I did for Christmas.
Last year I lived way up north in Yubei district, now I’m about an hour and a half south in an area called Yangjiaping, in Jiulongpo district.
I live in a nice new apartment complex, only about a 20 minute walk away from work, which is in a large mall located in a big pedestrian area. There is a big sort of circular pedestrian area with a tower in the middle, which the subway cuts through, and radiating off of that pedestrian street are several roads, I live down one of them towards the West, and the office is sort of Northeast of me.
At work we had a Christmas party (for the kids, not for us) on the 24th, and we had Christmas day off. My friend Kate came over and we cooked together, she made a kung pao chicken and I made chicken pot pie, which turned out really well! I also made a cake that I shared with the office the next day.
Here is the teaching staff at our school! Not that many of us, and unfortunately Andy (the guy on the right) has since transferred to a different school in Chongqing, but from left to right, top to bottom: Kurt, Vivian, Andy, me, Bev, and Lucia.
Everyone here at EF has been really great. I can’t talk in depth about the job because of company policy, but I really love working here with everyone, the whole office has been so welcoming to me, and I hope to stay here for a while.
My new year’s resolution is to blog more this year! I’m also planning on buying a video camera soon, so hopefully you can look forward to some more video posts! That’s all for now–加油！