Being away from home during this time of year, with friends and family posting updates of all kinds of holiday fun, that you'd usually be included in, can be a recipe for homesickness.
Christmas was banned! Cancelled! Forbidden! Basically the Chinese government has told schools that they must focus on Chinese culture and as a result our school decided that there would be no celebrating Christmas of any kind, including the foreign teacher giving a lesson on the subject.
I can’t quite believe that December has come around so quickly, I feel like it was only last week I was on my way up to Harbin to celebrate New Year and see the famous Ice Festival but nope, it was a whole year ago!
December has been crazy, I didn't even notice it pass. I swear to God it was just Halloween like yesterday, and wasn't I in Morocco the other week? This month I have been crazy focussed...on everything at once! Firstly of course there is Uni which, being in second year, has upped the pace a wee …