Monthly Archives: July 2014

Uncovering my meanings of thank you & goodbye

That time has arrived. I start the journey towards my beloved. AND I’ve worked out the secret to not missing my beloved; I am going to ask my beloved to come and join me every time I have to leave … Continue reading

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My brief and belated notes from the Higher Education Teaching and Learning conference (HETL) 2014 conference, Anchorage

Chair HETL – John Anchan (Canada) Organiser and CEO – Patrick Blessinger Some notes from the workshop presenters: Nancy Hensel – is a priority for online to be ‘cost effective’ or can it be about taking topics in-situ, … Continue reading

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Learning from the footpath … Sequel …

The footpaths around Beijing are like any other footpath, except for one feature. There is a 30cm wide corrugated tile running along the length of the footpath. On pondering why this tile, and why this arrangement, I arrived at the … Continue reading

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Planes, thunderstorms, & trains

Yesterday, we stood in line to check in for our Shanghai to Beijing flight. We were met with, “sorry, the flight is cancelled because of the thunder storm that is coming”! And the options given were, (1) sit and wait … Continue reading

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Looking back over my week from the 13th floor in Shanghai

Sometimes I feel like I’m flying on the ground and in the air. Got back from my daughter’s wedding last Sunday. A beautiful bride says the father of the bride. Pauline is staying on with family in NZ. On Monday, … Continue reading

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A photo from the wedding

Beautiful wedding in the weekend. I’m waiting for my flight from Melbourne to Adelaide. 1 photo from the wedding – from right to left – my daughter and bride Hannah. In the middle is my oldest daughter Amy. The little … Continue reading

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My daughter is getting married tomorrow

I’ve had the practice run in walking down the aisle. One more sleep! Hannah will be a beautiful bride. Will share a foto tomorrow.

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