Lanterns in a park for New Years

There I was, standing in the middle of the restaurant trying to explain to the waiter what I wanted to order for dinner. It wasn’t complicated, I had eaten there the week before when I had first arrived in China to teach English and Music in a British international school. The only difference was last week I had the help of two teachers in the same school who were living in the same neighborhood. They had been showing me around some of the places I would need…