Category Archives: True Life Story

#Anniversaries and #Gifts

What do you buy for a man who has everything? It’s July and another anniversary is here. Every year I have some trouble deciding what to buy for the man I married some years ago. Normally buying gifts is never … Continue reading

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Joyful July: Hot #Summer #BBQ and #BCU #Fiesta

Only a week into the month, we already have had the hottest days on record on the very first day of July, climbing up to 36 degrees, unfamiliar to many Brits but we embraced it. Quite by coincidence, Birmingham City … Continue reading

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Discovering #Birmingham: Travelling Back In Time via Tolkien Trail

“It’s a beautiful day outside. Let’s go somewhere,” I said to my better half. “Is there anywhere in Birmingham we have not been yet?” “Of course, there is,” John replied, “south of Birmingham.” Of course. We live in the north … Continue reading

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From Land of Hope to the Land of #Tea and #Immigration: My #Quanzhou Experience 泉州记事

In the spring of 2011, during my trip to Chengdu to see my family and celebrate my birthday with my mum, I called up my brother Brad who was working in Xi’an. “I’m going to Fujian Province to do some … Continue reading

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