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Suited, Photoded and a Happy Walking Day

Spring has sprung.
The sun is happy in my part of the world. ... I like that.
Up early on a Saturday to get photos of some foreign teachers in suits.
Why? No idea.
But I walked back.
For five hours.

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Happy Halloweeeeeeeeeen

Hey and G'Day toya.

All in all it was a fantastic Halloween.

The students turned up in costumes and all classes raced from classroom to classroom yelling 'Trick or Treat'.

For my classes I chose the Apple Bobbing thing. But I changed it. The night prior I purchased a bag full of Baby/Cherry tomatoes and cucumbers. Sliced the cucumbers up.

1st game.. put the baby tomato's on a tray, choose two students... hands behind back, Bob to eat as many as you can in 15 seconds.

2nd game.. throw the cucumber slices onto the tray, give two students a chop stick, count to three and shake the tray and the had to stab and eat as many as they could in 15 seconds.

3rd.. dress as a Mummy. Toilet paper, in 1 minute who can Wrap their Mummy the most.

Awesome day!

Beers N Noodles toya... Shane

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November

Not being Canadian nor American, I had a great Thanksgiving due to my fun with my students. I made a Turkey where we blew the Mayflower ship from England to America. The winner got to add a new feather to the Turkey.
In other classes they painted eggs in a symbol of 'new life and new beginnings'.
Ummmm.... that didn't turn out very well to the American Natives nor the Australian Natives due to the British landing a ship.
I've never taught Australia Day or Thanksgiving in 14 years, but hey, the current populations are now giving back lands and territory to the Native Peoples.
It's at least a start to what we owe them.
I've also added classes where I teach Western Eddiquite... how to use a knife and fork.
We do this once a month.
It's a hard job but someone has to do it!

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Revolver, Eating it Beatles Style

I can finally eat without pain.
Last Thursday... well, the other last last Friday I woke with a huge pain in my top left back tooth. Went to the dentist.. root canal!
Went to Shanghai on Sunday Tuesday morning with pain in my top right back tooth.. Went to the dentist...another root canal.
Wednesday a upper frontal cap fell off.
Not a good week in the tooth department.
I have to go back on Monday afternoon
I've been living on porridge and mush for the past week but tonight, no pain in my mouth so I went down stairs to my favourite eatery here on Shanghai Road.
I call it Revolver (the Beatles & it revolves).
I would eat there more often but it's always frustratingly full.
The owner, I call her Patty, she looked like a Patty, she always makes sure I'm looked after. She is wonderful.
But the frustrating thing is,
It's at bottom of my stairs.
And its ways full.

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My Stomach Vs Me

Just when One thought,
HHHmmm, life is so cool!
What more do I need.

Then ones appetite speaks for itself.
Hotpot, I neeeeeeeeeeeed hotpot!

There , there little stomach.
Hotpot is for the gatherings or masses.

My Stomach:. No it's not.
Me: yes it is.

My Stomach: go down stairs, walk eight steps, turn left, walk one step.
Personal Hotpot!

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