Monthly Archives: March 2011

Fat Guy in a Little Country…

Evey time I get on the subway or walk around town, I realize I am truly a fat guy in a little country.  Unlike in the states where there is a one seat space etiquette, China has no such cultural … Continue reading

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Class Projects

My first teaching job in China is an English writing class.  I have two classes that meet twice a week – one upper level and one lower level.  In my A class, one of my students wrote this essay during … Continue reading

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All Things Forbidden

The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is located in the middle of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost five hundred years, it … Continue reading

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