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September 2012 Blog Posts (7)

Dalian Bingyu National Geopark

The youtube video for this is at http://youtu.be/nKQkC-qTqaM

a slideshow with heaps of photos is at http://neuage.us/BLOGS/weekend/index.html

We needed the weekend off – something different, calming, invigorating and maybe even fun. There were about 30 of us from our school, teachers and the like – well actually teachers. There was another bus, parents and children – that is a thing…

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Added by Terrell Neuage on September 16, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Parent Teacher conference

We had the first of two-days of parent teacher’s conference at our school today. I have done this at schools before, nothing new, but I did get to thinking about life in general and the turns and twists one takes on the journey.

Sitting there with parents I remembered my days as the parent with my children. Life was so different then. I was a single parent in South Australia (I was the foreigner there, being a Yank and all, though allegedly I spoke the same language as the teacher)…

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Added by Terrell Neuage on September 14, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Parent Teacher conference

We had the first of two-days of parent teacher’s conference at our school today. I have done this at schools before, nothing new, but I did get to thinking about life in general and the turns and twists one takes on the journey.

Sitting there with parents I remembered my days as the parent with my children. Life was so different then. I was a single parent in South Australia (I was the foreigner there, being a Yank and all, though allegedly I spoke the same language as the teacher)…

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Added by Terrell Neuage on September 14, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋節)

Saturday, September 29, 2012

How are some weekends different from other weekends? When there seems to be no end to the particular one being experienced is my favourite way; for example, this weekend syncs with next weekend in that the days between are part of the holiday of the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋節) and no I have not advanced in my Mandarin to have written that – it is a paste job; saying that, I know that this character 大 is the start of Dalian and we watch for it to get on the…

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Added by Terrell Neuage on September 12, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋節)

Saturday, September 29, 2012

How are some weekends different from other weekends? When there seems to be no end to the particular one being experienced is my favourite way; for example, this weekend syncs with next weekend in that the days between are part of the holiday of the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋節) and no I have not advanced in my Mandarin to have written that – it is a paste job; saying that, I know that this character 大 is the start of Dalian and we watch for it to get on the…

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Added by Terrell Neuage on September 12, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Just call me 牛腾然

Saturday, September 08, 2012

Just call me 牛腾然(niu teng ran)

I have had a few names in my life...

Started off with the most boring name of Terry Miller -

Mavourneen Elizabeth Bellinger
my mother, Mavourneen…
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Added by Terrell Neuage on September 7, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Just call me 牛腾然

Saturday, September 08, 2012

Just call me 牛腾然(niu teng ran)

I have had a few names in my life...

Started off with the most boring name of Terry Miller -

Mavourneen Elizabeth Bellinger
my mother, Mavourneen…
Continue

Added by Terrell Neuage on September 7, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

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