Monthly Archives: June 2015

Those School Girl Days 學生時代

I asked Sister Bridget everyday when I could go home until she told me to stop asking.  When she explained to me that boarders who lived close by went home every weekend but those who lived more than a hundred … Continue reading

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Boarding School 寄宿

The evening before I left Hong Kong I had dinner with my family at our restaurant.  My mother always kept the best table at home and when we ate out, only the best would do. My first meal in Sydney … Continue reading

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Winter in Sydney

We don’t get snow, we don’t get frosts, we don’t get cold.  We feel cold, of course, after a hot summer (forget autumn; we don’t get autumn).  Yesterday it was 20ºC when I came home around 5:00 p.m. and overnight I slept … Continue reading

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