The City and the Village Part I – a short story from Shandong province, China.

Badminton with local couple Jinan Shandong province China

After a prolonged period of stabilisation and life-altering romance, I finally bid farewell to Belgium in the summer of 2009. Uninspired by life in grey, uneventful Brussels, my girl and I headed off to China for an unforgettable year of teaching and travelling. “Oh wow!” cried S as the door swung open to our bedroom. […]

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