Challenging Characters

A character-building challenge that teaches perseverance, is it worth it for us to spend time learning Chinese characters? How many do you know? My mum told me I was reading

My Language Journey, and Yours

We all know how difficult learning or familiarizing with mandarin can be. Language enthusiast Julie Axelsson speaks of the highs & lows of interaction with our lingua franca. Having dedicated

Snuggle up to These Winter Reads

The weather outside may not be particularly frightful, but it’s still cold enough to put on an uncomfortable chill. Avoiding leaving the toasty room and warm bed is probably best

Let’s Talk About Home…

“Where thou art, that is home.” -Emily Dickinson We now are just wrapping up the season of the great annual Dongguan exodus. Come July, and expats start to flee the