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About bgfarrow

Married with child. Teaching best I can. British living in China.

Some post-holiday thoughts on the Sofitel Shanghai Sheshan Oriental

It’s expensive – and I don’t just mean the room rate. This is no all-inclusive deal – you pay for everything apart from breakfast, and that means 45 RMB (inc service) for a tin of diet coke. So bring your … Continue reading

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Hotel room view

Nice. If only it was a little warmer …

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WordPress app

One of the things that made me keen to try out blogging is using those 10 minutes / other snatched moments with the iPad to update the blog. However WordPress the website and Safari for iOS don’t play nice. So … Continue reading

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Initial thoughts on the Sofitel Shanghai Sheshan Oriental

Very nice hotel. Arrived yesterday (Google maps initially taking me to a place down the road with a large KTV outside – thoughts of “This can’t be it!”, but Apple maps on my phone got us to the right place.) … Continue reading

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The fella in his motor

The fella in his motor

Enjoying the new (not there was an old) police car.

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Saturday morning

Girl’s still in bed, the lad’s eating toast (special treat) and sitting in his new police car. I’m trying out this new blog. Things could be worse …

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