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China

Pain in the neck (and upper back)

Sitting in front of the computer is fun. Unless you are engrossed in something and you don’t notice the time pass. Before you know it, you’ve sat in one position, hand on the mouse, for 3 hours. No problem, you’re a keyboard monkey and can do this for days. However,…

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Jou ma se vetkoek

To stop drinking coffee is like quitting smoking – you have to find alternative things to do or you will indulge again out of shear boredom. I have taken to drinking alcohol instead… I’m just joking (which I say in case my mom discovers this blog). As the weather is…

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Hey, look, a useful post

Here’s some handy tools I’ve stumbled across in my journey to becoming a Chinese speaker, fluent or otherwise: http://babelfish.altavista.com This nifty little website can translate all sorts of languages from one to the other. To see the Chinese characters you will have to install the font. Google ‘Chinese Fonts’ to…

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