September 23, 2012
This week Mum was away in the US (booooo hooooo) & Dad was poorly with a cold, so we didn’t have as much fun as usual, but I have out on my bike a lot. Last Sunday, Dad & I cycled to Anfu Lu for a burger – these are some sights:
Brilliant bike umbrellas – especially if someone is on the back:
I am pretty sure this car shouldn’t be here – do you think the signs say “no parking in front of the gate” in Chinese?:
& then to media mart (a huge electronics shop) to choose a keyboard, so that I can practice after my piano lessons.
Here I am practising!
We then walked around for ages looking for icecream – I had Belgian chocolate & Dad had chocolate fondu – yummmmmy.
– A new stool arrived, so I can watch Dad making pancakes. Nice colour?
– Starbucks gold card arrived yesterday by courier & we used it within half-an-hour at a brand new Starbucks, that has just opened in out street.
Words of the week (in Chinese, of course):
– luó mài yī is my new Chinese name (not sure what it means yet)
After Dad has had 12 hours of Mandarin, he has learnt the phrase “Wǒ bù zhīdào” – something like woo boo shi dow – which means “I dunno”
Last week’s poll question was “Have you ever drilled a hole in a water pipe?”
Thanks to Max for the prize winning response – worse than Dad’s numptiness – for skimming a stone through his Mum’s car windscreen!
Very excited that we are flying back to the UK on Friday for a week– so will blog again in 3 weeks.
Bye bye for now,