Firstly, thanks very much for all the fantastic Shakespeare quotes but it’s also not too late to send me some more of your favourites!
I should also answer the quiz from last week’s blog – the ‘present’ was pounded sticky rice, Nian Gao, which is apparently delicious when steamed or chopped up in soup and a “must-have” during Chinese New Year.
It was also parent’s evening on Thursday, which I thought went quite well (probably should ask Mum and Dad though). We went out for dinner on Friday night to Francks to celebrate and so I could practise my French – as we have been learning words for food this week. I had cotelettes d’agneau and creme brûlée. Yum!
This week it is really freezing cold (Dad keeps saying “its brass monkeys”) and polluted outside, so we have been exercising inside (using Mum’s bike) – my fastest speed is 22.9 miles per hour so far.
On Saturday I learnt some new card tricks before we went to see if we could find any graffiti around Dong Tai Lu which is being demolished. We were looking for these –
Saturday night at the movies was Mockingjay Part One – We give it the score 2.5/5. Maybe our score would have been higher if we had waited to buy a better quality version!
Also I have been outraged by the ban on the import of proper English Cadbury’s chocolate to America, and I am very worried about our British friends there, so here’s the petition link:
Please, please, please sign it if you love Cadbury! And also forward it to everyone you know who:
Lives in America
That’s all for this week,