The point of the Lantern Festival, I think, is to go out in the evening and look at traditional lanterns that have been strewn about the town. I don't know if the K family is going to do that Chances are, I will go home and wrestle with him while trying to convince him that he should let me watch my movie on the DVD player -- fat chance that will happen.
Here are some links and other assorted bon mots:
- Tony takes off his clothes by himself.
- Tony calls a ball a "qiu" (球). He likes to chase after the ball and throw it around with his father.
- This afternoon's English Corner topic is Sympathy and Empathy.
- Missing Wuxi Expats Update.
- I thought a woman said "Yeye" to me when I took Tony into a small shop to buy groceries. Asking my wife about this later, she told me "Yeye" meant grandfather. Did the woman think I was Tony's grandfather?
- Gorzo won't be having dinner with Barrack.
- I had finished drinking my case of Tsingtao beer. So I took the empties to my corner store to buy another case. Just my luck, there was no cases of Tsingtao left so I bought a case of Snow Beer. Onlookers in the shop were surprised when I said I would carry the case home myself. "Oh! So heavy!" said one local.
- Wuxi Taihu Lakers win!
- I bought another set of ear phones for my mobile phone yesterday. 25 rmb they set me back. I have previously had to buy two other sets of ear phones for the phone. What inevitably happens is that one of the earphones stops working a week after I buy it, and so I have to put up with mono sound when listening to podcasts.
- Gorzo and