I’ve been in Shanghai for a few days now but haven’t had internet access in my room. I’ve been hassling the front desk about this ‘problem’ for a few days and finally the technician came up. It turned out I just had the wrong settings on my laptop. Shameful.
Well it’s pretty exciting to be in one of the most vibrant cities in the entire world, but I must admit I’m a bit disappointed to be missing the marriage equality situation in New Zealand. It’s an interesting time, and I’ll have to watch from afar. Please keep me informed, everyone!
But Shanghai is a nice consolation. Such an amazing city, and I’ve only seen a fraction of it so far.
I’m studying at East China Normal University, and am living on campus which is a new thing for me. It’s good, though! The campus is quite huge, and really pretty. There’s a WalMart at one of the exits, which I’ll try not to visit often but is quite handy for bits and pieces like towels and internet cables and coat hangers. There’s also more food than you could imagine, and I hope to try it all!
Facebook is, of course, banned in the People’s Republic of China. I thought this would be hard to deal with but I’m enjoying the break. I have been able to get on here and there, but I won’t make a habit of it. Besides, mum told me off when she saw me on there and told me to have some respect. I think I agree, ma.
I think it’s time for breakfast, but I’ll update again soon. Should I head to the Western Dining Hall on campus? Nah, I think not. 🙂
- Skipping Asian food in Asia
- Andy does Southern China
- Bathhouse Disco tonight!
- Queer artists keen to donate
- That top’s so…