Author Archives: Junying Kirk

About Junying Kirk

I came to Britain from China in 1988. I have worked as an academic, administrator, researcher, teacher, professional interpreter/translator and cultural consultant. Currently working as an International Partnerships Manager in a large UK university, I enjoy reading, writing, sampling a variety of yummy foods, travelling the world and blogging about my adventures :). My 'Journey to the West' trilogy - 'The Same Moon', 'Trials of Life' and 'Land of Hope' are available on Amazon (both on Kindle and paperbacks), Smashwords and iBook. I live in Birmingham, UK with my husband.

#Confessions of An #AsylumSeeker – Ah Ming: “My Life is Shit” (Pat One)

    I don’t like my life. In fact, I hate it. I hate it so much that I have tried to remove it from this world, not once, not twice, but several times. Not a bloody clue what the … Continue reading

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Beating #Winter Blues in #CanaryIslands: a Tropical #Spanish Delight (#Tenerife 1)

On Boxing Day 2014, it started snowing in Birmingham, England. Through the social media, especially the Chinese WeChat, I saw pictures shared by friends, some very excited about being able to build a snowman in their back garden, others less … Continue reading

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2014 – A Great Year in Reaching Out to the World via #Blogging

Happy New Year, everyone! Having received my annual report from Jetpack, I thought I’d let you know what a great year I have had sharing this platform with you all, people from all corners of the world! As the figures below … Continue reading

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#Party Time at #Christmas – Celebrating 2014 in Style

When did you start partying for Christmas each year? Last week in December or are you like me, getting your party frocks on as early as November and getting together with friends and colleagues for nights out on the town? … Continue reading

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