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The MarchApril adventure

CHINA | Friday, 27 Apr 2012 | Views [995] | Comments [2]

Welcome back! I didn’t write a blog last month and so this will be a doubled up attempt at keeping you informed of my happenings. These 2 months have been very ordinary but I hope you still enjoy reading. So let’s start with March! ... Read more >

Tags: demo, girlfriend, guangzhou, huizhou, love, money, school, work

Remember that time i did stuff, well i have done a little more stuff now

CHINA | Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | Views [995] | Comments [3]

This has to come out today as I said to myself I would try and write a blog every month so thank god this is a leap year and I have this extra day! Let’s get started shall we? Chinese New Year is our first stop in the blog. It was my first holiday ... Read more >

Tags: girlfriend, money, projector, school, sightseeing, spending, travel, valentines, work

Year of the Dragon

CHINA | Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | Views [803] | Comments [2]

So my first blog of the new year! Let me tell you about my businesses from the end of last year all the way up to this very minute! Christmas time is our first stop! On Christmas Eve I went for a few drinks with a new teacher in my school. We went to ... Read more >

Tags: christmas, dragon, drinking, holidays, lost, new year, school, teachers, teaching

Merry Christmas / Street fighting / 24 rootin tootin years

CHINA | Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | Views [661] | Comments [3]

Ni hao! This is my festive blog, it is filled with wonder, cheer and puppies! Stray ones being chased by men with big nets but puppies none the less! I hope you can write me back after reading this as it would be great to hear even a line or two about ... Read more >

Tags: 25, birthday, buffet, christmas, demo, dog catcher, holidays, part time, school, weather

Bring back the cane!

CHINA | Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | Views [670] | Comments [1]

It has been a whole month! Wow. A lot has happened and that is one of the reasons this blog hasn’t been written until now. I am just busy and it feels like all the time, even so it isn’t ‘exhausting busy’ it’s ‘good busy’ is there such a thing? I ... Read more >

Tags: china, clubbing, clubs, food, guangzhou, halloween, huizhou, life, school, work

Crystal called a little boy in a push chair 'a lazy bitch'

CHINA | Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | Views [976] | Comments [3]

Yesterday Crystal and I celebrated our 1 year anniversary, my 1 st one ever! I thought I would write a bit about it because it was a good day and because I am still writing my main blog but it is taking aaaaages because of lots of different being ... Read more >

Tags: boat, climbing, date, food, gifts, mountain, piggyback, presents

Nice to meet you.....to meet you nice!

CHINA | Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | Views [809] | Comments [4]

Welcome to the new AND updated blog. The KEY between C and B doesn’t work on this keyboard so any word with it will mean it is missing but there aren’t that many words with it in it anyway…except improved, have, very… this is going to be tough to ... Read more >

Tags: airport, china, flats, girlfriend, guangzhou, kids, life, school, sister, travel


CHINA | Monday, 30 May 2011 | Views [731] | Comments [2]

Hello, So since we last spoke not a whole lot has actually been happening with me. I have not stopped seeing amazing and cool things so different from what I am used to but I forget them quickly which isn’t bad because I can enjoy it again next time!!! ... Read more >

Tags: cinema, hammer, huizhou, kids, movies, pig, reservoir, school, swimming, teaching

photo's up! story coming at some point this month for sure!

CHINA | Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | Views [472] | Comments [1]

long title! photos look if you have a second: http://www.flickr.com/photos/samvanneilson/ also i will put some text here explaining my recent activites. not being doing much but im sure someone cares somewhere!

The appeal

CHINA | Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | Views [428] | Comments [1]

Hello everyone who reads this.  This isn't my usual blog post. Here i am asking something from you. What is that? its your voice. I have had what feels like an original thought (although i'm sure it isn't) and want to do something with it. What i would ... Read more >


CHINA | Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | Views [662] | Comments [1]

Everyone i want to share my love for this world. My hard drive is FIXED! i have all my documents pictures and school work back, not to mention my movies! SO HAPPY. also i had an excellent lunch with my girlfriend after and bought a wheely chair which ... Read more >

watch this or die

CHINA | Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | Views [559] | Comments [1]

here is a link to youtube. here you will see me talking into a camera for a lengthy time. Womens day. Tina's wedding Crystals birthday School Life My first and only take. lots of mistakes and a little swearing. if it doesn't make sense i'm ... Read more >

V Day and T Day!

CHINA | Wednesday, 2 Mar 2011 | Views [670] | Comments [2]

So Valentines Day was great! My first one with an actually girlfriend I could see and everything! It was pretty cool. We went to this cake place and made a cake. Crystal made her first cake and it was good! No one has an oven so this place gives the option ... Read more >

Tags: running, school, valentines day

My Holiday in Pictures!

CHINA | Sunday, 13 Feb 2011 | Views [846] | Comments [3]

Hi everyone. I just had 2 weeks holiday and they were amazing. My brother was over and we did lots of things: Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Huizhou (my City). But my brother and i took several hundred snaps. It took a while but i have them all ... Read more >

Tags: bars, clubs, godzilla, guangzhou, huizhou, lake, massage, mountain, shenzhen, temple

no alcohol...jesus

CHINA | Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011 | Views [408] | Comments [1]

Hi everyone i typed a massive article here talking about everything i have done and will be doing. What seemed like spelling checking away from the end and i have no idea what i pressed but i went of the page and just lost everything. So here are the ... Read more >

Tags: i hate this site

What is taking me into new year

CHINA | Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | Views [508] | Comments [1]

So currently we are 4 days into the New Year and already a bad day. Our dog (in the U.K) is sick and something is up with my girlfriend, I am not sure what I just hope I can fix it. Add the shit cold weather and you have my worse day of the year! ... Read more >

Tags: flkr, photos, update, videos, youtube

New Years Eve and New Years Day

CHINA | Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | Views [640]

Until the actually day I had no idea what I was going to do. Although not China’s main New Year young people still like to party! In the end we had to start at mine (9 30pm) because we were too loud and crazy at Graham and Jules’s house at Christmas ... Read more >

Tags: alcohol, club, day, eve, new, party, years

Christmas Frakin Day!

CHINA | Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | Views [519]

Nothing could have gotten me down this day! I had school at 9 but didn’t get me down. I woke up with by excellent girlfriend (well right now something is up) and gave her present which cost me half my salary. I kept telling her she was getting an ... Read more >

Tags: christmas, gifts, necklace, party, santa, school, secret, teaching

Christmas Eve

CHINA | Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | Views [434]

Not a remarkable day but we did do a work secret santa! Each teacher had 30kwai to spend but I think we all spent a bit. It was an actually secret santa which was amazing but after the opening everyone had to guess who the present was from. It was ... Read more >

Tags: christmas, eve, santa, secret

Shenzhen + The Window of the World

CHINA | Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | Views [572]

So on a Tuesday a few weeks ago I went to Shenzhen. Its quickly becoming very big in China. It is where most people cross over from Honk Kong to mainland China. I went there because crystal was going there to see her cousin so I used her to get me where ... Read more >

Tags: famous, of, shenzhen, shopping, sites, technology, the, window, world

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