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A sweet morning… The small birds are singing, lambs bleating, cuckow calling, the thrush sings by fits, Thomas Ashburner’s axe is going quietly (without passion) in the orchard, hens are cackling, flies humming, the women talking together at their doors, plum and pear trees are in blossom – apple tree greenish.
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The last time I enrolled in a Mandarin language program was back in 2007, light-years away in terms of technology. I considered myself lucky because I had a Besta CD-618 electronic dictionary and a weekly language partner to answer questions about slang and other words that weren’t in my (very dry) textbooks. 598 more words
5 May 2015, TV = 1163.5 hours
AUA: advanced class = 1153 hours, total class time = 2091 hours
Late last year: In a last-minute add-on to my trip, I decided that instead of going straight back to Bangkok, I’d take a detour to Lamphun, a small city in the north that was the former capital of the ancient, pre-Thai Haripunchai empire (how mysterious!). 289 more words