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ABS LP110 Leisure battery for a narrowboat

The story…. Purchased these batteries on the 1st May, 2016, most specifically because of their ‘3 year warranty’, (which has now risen to 4!). Great deal for £70 each, you would think. Here’s the bumf I read before buying the batteries for my narrowboat. abs LP110 Leisure battery A 4 year warranty! No ‘huge demand’…

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America without a president

Once again I feel that I should share my personal musings on the American political situation. We are now in the, what, middle of the month 2? It both seems that the times have gone by so fast, and after all the crap overload it also felt likes it’s been forever. Anyway this is my general update….

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Guest Post: How a Chinese Student Found Love in Finland

It’s always exciting to hear love stories from the guy’s perspective. I’m thrilled to share this tale of how Zhao, a Chinese student in Finland, fell in love with a Finnish girl and eventually married her. Do you have a love story or other guest post you’d like to see featured on this blog? Visit…

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: My Role Models

Dear Readers, Happy, happy International Women’s Day! In order to appropriately mark this day, I’ve decided to spread some girl love, or should I say woman love, by listing the women that I find most inspiring. This is by no means an exhaustive list and it changes constantly. Without much ado, here are (in no…

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Women’s Day in China

Today is March 8th, International Women’s Day. When I was a child, this day was called Working Women’s Day (at least in Spain). There were articles in the newspapers commemorating it and some events, but it was not a big deal. And, of course, working women spent the day working. In China, working women have…

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Holding Up Half the Sky

Content originally posted in Sept. 2015 at BSR.  ​​This past year, 16.1 million women migrated from China’s agrarian heartland to urban megacities in search of decent work. They’re looking to benefit from China’s economic boom, particularly in a manufacturing sector growing by 28 percent each year. Inequitable educational and employment practices, however, limit their opportunities. For…

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China's Future is Automated

When you think about industry in China, what images come to mind? Most imagine gigantic factories, with lines of workers churning out low-cost goods bound for markets abroad. This China pulls from the ground with disregard for environmental implications. It pushes workers to the limit, knowing a steady supply of replacements wait just outside the…

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Things Change….

So, I told you guys that I was hanging up teaching and just going to do my business. ….well I got one of those offers I couldn’t refuse.  Headmaster/principal of a School. I know, I know it kind of still teaching. But actually is more administration and managing.  It is a challenging position I am…

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Is Travel The Best Educator? Skip School and Learn on The Road with Jason Green – GFA165

Welcome to Global From Asia episode 165, as always let’s discuss some updates and here’s Claire to share about Cross Border Summit news. We have great speakers and tickets are selling faster each day! Mike has been cranking out content more than usual – fast video blogs, and people enjoyed the “Hong Kong vs China”…

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2017 Blogs by Western Women Who Love Chinese Men

New blogs for 2017! Top row (left to right): Bunny and Panda, Daily Susily, The Joyful Dumplings. Middle row: Secrets of a World Traveler, Joke Tummers, WWAM Bam, The Dutchinese Couple. Bottom row: An Oven, a Wok, and a Family; Parsley & Coriander; and Living In China With Kids. It’s March and we’re about to celebrate International…

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