So it was raining. And I mean bucketing down. As I hadn’t had the good sense to bring an umbrella, I had to run to the shelter of the convenient tree at our rendezvous.
Strangely for me, not only was I not late, but I appeared to be the first one there! We were a group of thirteen, mainly students brought together by a common love of Mandarin, but also five of our Chinese friends. As it turned out, I wasn’t actually the first, some of the others had gone for breakfast beforehand and they joined me brandishing buns and umbrellas. View All >